Ernest Lehman biography

Ernest Lehman

Screenwriter, Film writer

1915 – 2005

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Who was Ernest Lehman?

Ernest Lehman was an American screenwriter. He received six Academy Award nominations during his career, without a single win. At the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001, he received an Honorary Academy Award for his ingenious and influential works for the screen that has inspired new generations of screenwriters and captivated filmmakers, actors, film critics, and audiences by the beauty of his screenwriting. He was the first screenwriter to receive that honor. The award was presented to him by friend and The Sound of Music star Julie Andrews.

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Born
Dec 8, 1915
New York City
Also known as
  • Ernie
  • Ernest Paul Lehman
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • City College of New York
Died
Jul 2, 2005
Los Angeles
Resting place
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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