Sonya Levien
Date of Birth
Dec 25, 1895
Birth Place:
Russia

Biography

A U.S. citizen from childhood, Russian-born Sonya Levien had been a lawyer, magazine editor and fiction writer before concentrating on screenwriting in the early 1920s (one of her short stories had previously been cinematized as Who Will Marry Me). Most often employed by Fox Studios in the first decade of the talkies, Levien wrote or co-wrote the scripts of several Will Rogers vehicles; her script...