Personal Info

Known For Writing

Known Credits 62

Gender Female

Birthday 1888-12-25

Day of Death 1960-03-20 (71 years old)

Place of Birth Russia

Also Known As

  • Sonya Hovey

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Biography

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Sonya Levien (born Sara Opesken; 25 December 1888 – 19 March 1960) was a Russian-born American screenwriter. She became one of the highest earning female screenwriters in Hollywood in the 1930s and would help a number of directors and film stars transition from silent films to talkies. In 1955 she received an Academy Award for her screenplay Interrupted Melody.

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Acting

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Directing

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