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Melville Shavelson

Born: 1-Apr-1917
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 8-Aug-2007
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Yours, Mine and Ours

Wife: Lucille Myers ("Lucy", m. 1938, d. 2000, one son, one daughter)
Son: Richard Shavelson
Daughter: Lynne Joiner
Wife: Ruth Florea (m. 20-Dec-2001, until his death)

    University: BA, Cornell University (1937)

    Writers Guild of America Western President (1985-87)
    Writers Guild of America Western President (1979-81)
    Writers Guild of America Western President (1969-71)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Deceptions (27-May-1985)
    The Other Woman (22-Mar-1983)
    Ike (3-May-1979)
    Mixed Company (18-Oct-1974)
    The War Between Men and Women (1-Jun-1972)
    Yours, Mine and Ours (24-Apr-1968)
    Cast a Giant Shadow (30-Mar-1966)
    A New Kind of Love (30-Oct-1963)
    The Pigeon That Took Rome (20-Jun-1962)
    On the Double (19-May-1961)
    It Started in Naples (7-Aug-1960)
    The Five Pennies (18-Jun-1959)
    Houseboat (19-Nov-1958)
    Beau James (7-Jun-1957)
    The Seven Little Foys (31-May-1955)

Author of books:
How to Make a Jewish Movie (1971)
Lualda (1973, novel)
How to Succeed in Hollywood Without Really Trying, P.S., You Can't! (2007)


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