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date: 13 December 2019

Ephron, Phoebelocked

(26 January 1914–13 October 1971)
  • Dorothy L. Swerdlove

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Ephron, Phoebe (26 January 1914–13 October 1971), and Henry Ephron (26 May 1911–06 September 1992), playwrights and screenwriters, were both born in New York City. She was born Phoebe Wolkind, the daughter of Louis Wolkind, a dress manufacturer, and Kate Lautkin. Henry was the son of Isaac Ephron, a retailer, and Gussie Weinstein. After attending Cornell University from 1929 to 1932, he secured a job as a stage manager and was able to work with ...

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