Sidney Aaron Chayefsky
January 29, 1923
|Died||August 1, 1981 (aged 58)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||Lung cancer|
|Resting place||Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York|
|Alma mater||City College of New York (1943)|
|Occupation||Playwright, novelist and screenwriter|
Susan Sackler (m. 1949)
Sidney Aaron "Paddy" Chayefsky (January 29, 1923 – August 1, 1981) was an American playwright, screenwriter and novelist. He is the only person to have won three solo Academy Awards for writing both adapted and original screenplays. He won an Academy, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award.
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- Paddy Chayefsky papers, 1907–1998 (bulk 1952–1981), held by the Billy Rose Theatre Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts