Leon Uris
Date of Birth
Aug 03, 1924
Birth Place:
Baltimore, MD


Leon Uris overcame a series of events, including World War II, that seemed to deflect him from his career as a writer, to become one of the top-selling novelists of the second half of the 20th century, his work a source of major motion pictures for 15 years. Born Leon Marcus Uris in Baltimore, MD, in 1924, he was the second child of Wolf William Uris and the former Alma Blumberg, both...