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Paddy Chayefsky

Paddy ChayefskyAKA Sidney Aaron Chayefsky

Born: 29-Jan-1923
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1-Aug-1981
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Screenwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Network

Military service: US Army (1943-45, WWII)

Wife: Susan Sackler (m. 1949, one son)

    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1939)
    University: BSS, City College of New York (1943)
    University: Fordham University

    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1956 for Marty
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1972 for The Hospital
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1977 for Network
    Golden Globe 1972 for The Hospital
    Golden Globe 1977 for Network
    Purple Heart 1945



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