Robert E. Lee

Biography

Robert E. Lee, in conjunction with his longtime creative partner Jerome Lawrence, wrote a string of popular plays from the 1950s into the 1990s, of which three were the bases for major feature films. Robert Edward Lee was born Elyria, OH, in 1918, to Claire Melvin Lee, an engineer, and the former Elvira Taft, a teacher. Lee attended Elyria High School and later studied at Northwestern University...