Spigelgass, Leonard

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Spigelgass, Leonard Gender: M
born on 26 November 1908 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Brooklyn (Kings County), New York, 40n38, 73w56
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°29' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 15°03 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 17°58'


American film writer who, from 1933, wrote many screenplays alone and in collaboration. He covered comedy and light fare such as "I Was a Male War Bride," 1949, as well as incisive dramas. He was Oscar nominated for his script of "Mystery Street," 1950. Several of his plays were produced on Broadway, most notably the wonderful story, "Majority of One," 1959.

Spigelgass was a two-month premature baby. After his graduation for New York University, he started his film career as a reader and story editor.

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  • Work : Gain social status 1950 (Oscar nominated script for "Mystery Street")
  • Work : Gain social status 1959 (Broadway show "Majority of One")

Source Notes

Douglas Ebersole quotes the data from Carroll Righter from the time when he worked as Righter's assistant, "Between 8:00 PM and Midnight," from Spigelgass.


  • Personal : Birth : Premature (Two month premie)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Film writer)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Initially as a story editor)