Biography

Credited with inventing the Girl Scout Cookie.

She and Samuel Spewack was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Open Air Theatre, for Outstanding Musical Production of 1997.

With her husband, Sam Spewack and Cole Porter, their production of Kiss Me, Kate performed at the Victoria Palace Theatre was awarded the 2001 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical. In 1949, won two Tony Awards for "Kiss Me, Kate" with her husband-collaborator Sam Spewack: as Best Authors (Musical) and for the book as part of the Best Musical Award.

After graduating from school, she worked as a journalist for socialist and pacifist newspapers, such as 'The New York Call'.

Date of Death: 27 April 1990, Manhattan, New York, USA

Credited with inventing the Girl Scout Cookie.

She and Samuel Spewack was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Open Air Theatre, for Outstanding Musical Production of 1997.

With her husband, Sam Spewack and Cole Porter, their production of Kiss Me, Kate performed at the Victoria Palace Theatre was awarded the 2001 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical. In 1949, won two Tony Awards for "Kiss Me, Kate" with her husband-collaborator Sam Spewack: as Best Authors (Musical) and for the book as part of the Best Musical Award.

After graduating from school, she worked as a journalist for socialist and pacifist newspapers, such as 'The New York Call'.

Date of Death: 27 April 1990, Manhattan, New York, USA

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender -

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1899-03-25

Day of Death 1990-04-27

Place of Birth Bucharest, Romania

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Bella Cohen

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2011 Kiss Me, KateBook
2003 Kiss Me KateWriter
1989 We're No AngelsScreenplay
1963 Move Over, DarlingStory
1958 Kiss Me, KateWriter
1953 Kiss Me KateTheatre Play
1945 Week-End at the WaldorfScreenplay
1940 My Favorite WifeScreenplay
1940 My Favorite WifeStory
1938 Three Loves Has NancyWriter
1938 Boy Meets GirlTheatre Play
1938 Boy Meets GirlScreenplay
1937 Vogues of 1938Writer
1935 RendezvousAdaptation
1934 The Gay BrideScreenplay
1934 The Cat and the FiddleScreenplay
1933 Should Ladies BehaveWriter
1933 The Solitaire ManTheatre Play
1933 The NuisanceWriter

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