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Alan Jay Lerner

Alan Jay LernerBorn: 31-Aug-1918
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 14-Jun-1986
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: An American in Paris

Father: Jospeh J. Lerner
Mother: Edith A. Lloyd
Wife: Ruth Boyd (m. 1940, div. 1947, one daughter)
Wife: Marion Bell (singer, m. 1947, div. 1949)
Wife: Nancy Olson (actress, m. 10-Mar-1950, div. 1957, two daughters)
Daughter: Liza
Daughter: Jennifer
Wife: Micheline Muselli Pozzo di Borgo (m. 1957, div. 1965, one son)
Wife: Karen Gunderson (m. 1966, div. 1974)
Wife: Sandra Payne (actress, m. 1974, div. 1976)
Wife: Nina Bushkin (m. 1977, div.)
Wife: Liz Robertson (m. 1981, until his death)

    High School: Bedales School, Hampshire, England
    High School: Choate School (1936)
    University: BS, Harvard University (1940)

    Dramatists Guild of America
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1952 for An American in Paris
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1959 for Gigi (shared)
    Golden Globe 1968 for Camelot (shared)
    Golden Globe 1975 for The Little Prince (shared)
    Tony 1957 for My Fair Lady (two awards)
    Tony 1974 for Gigi (best score)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971
    Kennedy Center Honor 1985
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Amphetamines

Author of books:
The Street Where I Live (1981)


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