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Alvin Sargent

American screenwriter

Alvin Sargent (April 12, 1927 – May 9, 2019) was an American screenwriter. He won two Academy Awards in 1978 and 1981 for his screenplays of Julia and Ordinary People.

Alvin Sargent
Born(1927-04-12)April 12, 1927
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedMay 9, 2019(2019-05-09) (aged 92)
OccupationScreenwriter
Years active1956-2016
Spouse(s)Joan Camden (1953-1975; divorced)
Laura Ziskin (2010-2011; her death)

Sargent died on May 9, 2019 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 92.[1]

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  1. Koseluk, Chris (May 10, 2019). "Alvin Sargent, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter of 'Julia' and 'Ordinary People,' Dies at 92". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 10, 2019.

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