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 Philip G. Epstein

Philip G. Epstein

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 7 Feb 1952 (aged 42)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Valley of Remembrance, block 14, lot #711 G-2
Memorial ID 12080 · View Source
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Screenwriter, Producer. Along with his twin brother, Julius Epstein, and Howard Koch, he shared the Best Screenplay Academy Award for "Casablanca" (1942). His other important movie credits included "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1942), "Mr. Skeffington" (1944), "Arsenic and Old Lace" (1944), and "The Last Time I Saw Paris" (1954). Epstein was a 1931 graduate of Penn State and boxed collegiately there. He died of cancer. His grandson Theo was General Manager of the Boston Red Sox from 2002 to 2011 and was named General Manager of the Chicago Cubs in 2011.

Bio by: Kenneth Gilbert


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  • Added: 31 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12080
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip G. Epstein (22 Aug 1909–7 Feb 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12080, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .