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Full Name: Arthur Laurents
(1917-2011) Playwright, screenwriter. Arthur Laurents grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Manhattan, New York.
Author's Timeline:
1917 Kings County
Arthur Laurents was born Arthur Levine in Brooklyn, New York, on July 14, 1917. 
2011 New York County
Arthur Laurents died at his home in Manhattan, New York, on May 5, 2011. 
1957 (Unknown) County
West Side Story
Mr. Laurents wrote the book for the musical, "West Side Story." 
1977 (Unknown) County
The Turning Point
(Pub: Signet ISBN: )
Mr. Laurents wrote the novel and the screenplay for the 1977 film, "The Turning Point." 
2000 (Unknown) County
Original Story By
(Pub: New York: Alfred A. Knopt ISBN: 0375400559 / 978-0375400551. )
1945 (Unknown) County
Home of the Brave
1959 (Unknown) County
Mr. Laurents wrote the book for the musical, "Gypsy." 
1991 (Unknown) County
Nick & Nora
Mr. Laurents wrote the book for the musical, "Nick & Nora." 
1967 (Unknown) County
Hallelujah, Baby!
Mr. Laurents wrote the book for the musical, "Hallelujah, Baby!" The play won a Tony Award in 1968 for best musical of the year. 
1972 (Unknown) County
The Way We Were
(Pub: Harper & Row ISBN: 0060125381 / 978-0060125387)
Mr. Laurents wrote both the novel and the screenplay for the 1973 film, "The Way We Were." 
2009 (Unknown) County
Mainly On Directing: Gypsy, West Side Story, and Other Musicals
(Pub: Knopf ISBN: 0307270882 / 978-0307270887)
1950 (Unknown) County
The Bird Cage
1937 Tompkins County
Mr. Laurents studied at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and received a bachelor of arts degree in 1937. 
2011 Suffolk County
Arthur Laurents' remains were cremated and the ashes were placed within a memorial bench in Quogue, Long Island, New York.  

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