Philip G. Epstein
Date of Birth
Aug 22, 1909
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Identical twin screenwriters Julius J. and Philip G. Epstein (yes, twins, despite previous publications listing Philip as being three years younger than Julius) were the sons of a prosperous New York livery stable owner. Both Epsteins attended Penn State, then went off to seek their separate fortunes as journalists. Julius was employed as a press agent when, in 1933, he headed to Hollywood to help...