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Sidney Sheldon (Sidney Schechtel)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Sheldon was born in Chicago on February 17, 1917. He began writing as a youngster and at the age of ten he made his first sale of a poem for $10. During the Depression, he worked at a variety of jobs and while attending Northwestern University he contributed short plays to drama groups.

At seventeen, he decided to try his luck in Hollywood. The only job he could find was as a reader of prospective film material at Universal Pictures for $22 a week. Read more...

Actor

Character: Passer-by - Venice

Memories of Midnight 1991

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Character: Himself - Judge

70th Annual Miss America Pageant 1990

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 79th Annual Academy Awards 2007

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Directing

Writing

Character: Passer-by - Venice

Memories of Midnight 1991

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