Jay Presson Allen
Date of Birth
Mar 03, 1922
Birth Place:
Fort Worth, TX


Screenwriter and playwright Jay Presson Allen was something of a late-bloomer, but quickly established one of the most successful and enduring writing careers in the movie business. Serving her creative apprenticeship in live television, Jay Presson Allen penned her first film script, Wives and Lovers, in 1963, though most chroniclers prefer to list her multifaceted screenplay for Hitchcock's...