Leslie Stevens
Date of Birth
Feb 03, 1924
Birth Place:
Washington, DC


Writer/producer/director Leslie Stevens sold his first play, entitled Mechanical Rat, to Orson Welles's Mercury Theater when he was 15 years old. He continued writing, graduated from Yale Drama School, and after achieving the rank of captain in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, turned to producing and directing for the stage. He began in movies as a writer with Arthur Penn's Left-Handed...