Philip S. Goodman

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Philip S. Goodman
Born Philip Solomon Goodman
(1926-02-20)February 20, 1926
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died May 2, 2015(2015-05-02) (aged 89)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Screenwriter, producer, director
Years active 1950–1965
Spouse(s) Evelyn Twersky
Children 2 (including Nicholas)

Philip Solomon Goodman (February 20, 1926 – May 2, 2015)[1] was an American screenwriter, producer, and movie director. He was best known for directing the drama movie We Shall Return (1963), starring Cesar Romero. He also wrote for television series such as Profiles in Courage, Danger, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Rocky King Detective, and Johnny Staccato. He also directed plays at the Actors Studio.

Goodman was born in New York City to Flora and Solomon Goodman. He graduated from Brooklyn College and the University of Southern California (USC). He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 during World War II. He was married to Evelyn Twersky and had two children, Nicholas, a producer, and Jody, a lawyer.[1]

Goodman died on May 2, 2015 in New York City, aged 89.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Philip S. Goodman". prabook.org. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  2. "Philip S. Goodman, Writer & Director for Film, TV, Dies at 89". Variety. May 2, 2015. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 

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