June 21, 2003 by

George Axelrod

1 comment

Categories: Writers/Editors

George Axelrod, an author of successful plays and movies, died Saturday in Los Angeles. Cause of death was heart failure. He was 81.
Axelrod wrote the play and script for “The Seven Year Itch.” After three years on Broadway, the movie version starring Marilyn Monroe became a box office hit. Axelrod also penned the screenplays for “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “The Manchurian Candidate.”

One Response to George Axelrod

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *