Irwin Shaw

Irwin Shaw
1913 - 1984

Irwin Shaw  American Author


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Irwin Shaw was in relationships with Lynn Baggett (1951), Dorian Leigh Parker (1950), Mary Welsh (1942) and Doris Lilly.


American Author Irwin Shaw was born Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff on 27th February, 1913 in South Bronx, New York City and passed away on 16th May 1984 Davos, Switzerland aged 71. He is most remembered for THE YOUNG LIONS (1948). His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Irwin Shaw is a member of the following lists: American screenwriters, People from Brooklyn and American novelists.


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Dating4 79 years, 11 months 38 years, 1 month 7 months, 2 days
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First Name Irwin
Last Name Shaw
Full Name at Birth Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th February, 1913
Birthplace South Bronx, New York City
Died 16th May, 1984
Place of Death Davos, Switzerland
Cause of Death prostate cancer
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Brooklyn College
Occupation Text Playwright, Screenwriter, Novelist
Occupation Author
Claim to Fame THE YOUNG LIONS (1948)
Official Websites
Friend Robert Capa, John Huston, David Seymour, Anatole Litvak, Adolph Green, Peter Viertel, Howard Hawks, Sydney Chaplin

Irwin Shaw (February 27, 1913 – May 16, 1984) was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story author whose written works have sold more than 14 million copies. He is best known for two of his novels: The Young Lions (1948), about the fate of three soldiers during World War II, which was made into a film of the same name starring Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, and Rich Man, Poor Man (1970), about the fate of two brothers and a sister in the post-World War II decades which in 1976 was made into a popular miniseries starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, and Susan Blakely.

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Irwin Shaw71 PiscesAuthor
Lynn Baggett36 TaurusActress
Dorian Leigh Parker91 TaurusModel
Mary Welsh89 LeoJournalist
Doris Lilly69 CapricornJournalist




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