Paddy Chayefsky

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Paddy Chayefsky
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Born
Sidney Aaron Chayefsky

(1923-01-29)January 29, 1923
DiedAugust 1, 1981(1981-08-01) (aged 58)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Cause of deathLung cancer
Resting placeKensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York
Alma materCity College of New York (1943)
OccupationPlaywright, novelist and screenwriter
Years active1944–1980
Spouse(s)
Susan Sackler (m. 1949)
Children1

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.[1] He won an Academy, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award.

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