Sidney Sheldon Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Sidney Sheldon (Sidney Schechtel)

Last Updated: 08 May, 2024 | Views: 287

Age: 89

Profession: Writer

Other Profession(s): NoveList, Television Producer, Screen Writer

Famous For: His 1948 Oscar-Winning Film: The Bachelor And The Bobby-Soxer

Higher Education: Graduated

Sidney Sheldon Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 Feb, 1917 (89 Years 11 Months 19 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Died on
30 Jan, 2007

Cause of Death

Sidney Sheldon Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Sidney Sheldon was an American writer born on February 11, 1917, and died on January 30, 2007. He became prominent in the 1930s, writing plays on Broadway as well as motion pictures, such as The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), which won him an Academy Award in 1948. The 18 novels Sheldon wrote have been translated into 51 different languages and have sold more than 300 million copies. Sheldon consistently ranks among the top 10 best-selling fiction writers of all time.
Sidney Sheldon Career:
• Sidney Sheldonmoved to Hollywood in 1937, where he reviewed scripts and contributed to B movies.
• His first musicals were for the Broadway stage, and he continued to write screenplays for MGM Studios and Paramount Pictures.
• Sidney Sheldoncreated, produced, and wrote I Dream of Jeannie, starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman in 1965.
• His screenplays included Easter Parade (1948), and Annie Get Your Gun (1950), both of which featured Irving Berlin's songs.
• Sidney Sheldoncreated and wrote the 1979 television series Hart to Hart starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers. ABC aired the show for five seasons.
• His service throughout World War II was as a war training pilot in the Army Air Corps. However, he was discharged with a recurring slipped disc before his unit was disbanded.
• The Naked Face, written in 1969, received an Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination from the Mystery Writers of America.
Sidney Sheldon Awards:
1947: Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay 
1959: Tony Award
1988: Hollywood Walk of Fame Nomination
1990: Golden Plate Award 
Sidney Sheldon Unknown Facts:
Sidney Sheldon's novels sold over 300 million copies worldwide. The bestseller lists of his books consistently topped the list, making him a prominent author.
His fast-paced, suspenseful writing style kept readers hooked from the first page to the last. There are often strong and complex female characters in his novels, as well as thrilling plot twists and intricate storylines.

Sidney Sheldon Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 176 cm
In Meters 1.76 m
In Feet & Inches 5'9"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 78 kg
In Pounds 171 Ibs

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Sidney Sheldon Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

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Natalie Marcus

Jane Kaufman Harding, Jorja Curtright, Alexandra Joyce Kostoff




Mary Sheldon

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