Sheldon, Sidney

Sheldon, Sidney
▪ 2008
Sidney Schechtel 
      American writer

born Feb. 11, 1917 , Chicago, Ill.

died Jan. 30, 2007 , Rancho Mirage, Calif.
won a Tony Award as one of the writers of Redhead (1959), starring Gwen Verdon; an Academy Award for best original screenplay of 1947 for The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer; and an Emmy Award in 1967 for the television sitcom I Dream of Jeannie before he launched into a successful career as the best-selling author of a string of page-turners, many of which were adapted for the screen. His 18 novels, which sold 300 million copies, included The Naked Face (1970), The Other Side of Midnight (1973), Rage of Angels (1980), and Nothing Lasts Forever (1994). He also wrote nearly every episode of The Patty Duke Show, which aired on TV from 1963 to 1966. Sheldon's memoir, The Other Side of Me, appeared in 2005.

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