Sidney Sheldon's remarkable career as a novelist began when he was 50 years old, after he had already been a success in film and television. Perhaps it was his sensibility for screen entertainment that made him so readily able to produce his addictive novels of love and suspense.
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Los Angeles, California
Date of Birth:
February 11, 1917
Place of Birth:
Date of Death:
January 30, 2007
Northwestern University, 1935-36
Edgar Award for The Naked Face, 1969; numerous screen and stage writing awards, including an Oscar, Emmy and Tony
Sidney Sheldon's official web site
|A Life in Showbiz|
|The Other Side of Me: A Memoir|
Sheldon lived a fascinating and full life -- from facing down scathing Broadway reviews to accepting a Tony Award; from knocking fruitlessly on movie studio doors to screenwriting successes like Easter Parade and Annie Get Your Gun -- from anxiously watching his first novel hit bookstores to being hailed as the world's most translated author by The Guinness Book of Records. In this reflective memoir, Sheldon dishes all the details.
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