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Leon Uris
Leon Uris
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August 03, 1924
Died:
June 21, 2003
Age:
78
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Leon Marcus Uris
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Some Facts
Three children with Betty Beck: Karen, Mark and Michael.
MGM announced it planned to produce Uris' best seller, "Armageddon" during their 40th Anniversary celebration in 1964 but the project was quietly shelved during a period of studio belt-tightening the following year.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 553-555. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.
Two children with Jill Peabody: Rachael and Conor.
Served as a radio operator in the campaigns on Guadalcanal and Tarawa, while in the Marines.
Personal Quotes
I was tough. I used everything to my advantage. I could be very ruthless.
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Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies.
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