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Ira Levin
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    (August 27, 1929-November 12, 2007)
    Resided in Queens, NY
    Authored 'A Kiss before Dying' (1953), 'Rosemary's Baby' (1968), 'This Perfect Day' (1970), 'Stepford Wives' (1972), 'Boys from Brazil' (1976) and 'Sliver' (1991)
    Wrote plays 'No Time For Sergeants' (1956), 'Interlock' (1958), 'Critic's Choice' (1962), 'Dr. Cook's Garden' (1968), 'Veronica's Room' (1974), 'Deathtrap' (1979), 'Break a Leg: A Comedy in Two Acts (1981), 'Cantorial' (1982) and 'General Seeger' (1998)
    Playboy magazine in reviewing 'This Perfect Day,' said it would make a great movie. However, it was not made into a movie.
    'This Perfect Day' borrowed influences from Orwell's '1984.'
    He smoked.
    Thirty years after writing 'Rosemary's Baby,' he wrote the much less successful 'Son of Rosemary' (1997).
    Three of his novels were made into box office blockbusters; 'Rosemary's Baby,' 'Boys from Brazil'and 'Stepford Wives.'
    He wrote one of the longest running thriller on Broadway, 'Deathtrap.'
    He twice won the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Allen Poe Award.
    His sequel to The Stepford Wifes, 'The Stepford Children,' was a made for TV movie. He later wrote another made for TV sequel 'Revenge of the Stepford Wives.'
    He graduated Horace Mann private school in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.
    He graduated NYU (1950)
    He served in the U.S. Army.
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 85.71% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 23 Votes: 65.22% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 24 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 38 Votes: 55.26% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 170 Votes: 44.12% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 112 Votes: 49.11% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 125 Votes: 50.40% Annoying
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