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Lester Ziffren Net Worth

Lester Ziffren Net Worth is
$850,000

Lester Ziffren Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Lester Ziffren (April 30, 1906 – November 12, 2007) was an American reporter and Hollywood screenwriter.Born in Rock Island, Illinois, Ziffren became a reporter for United Press. He was among the first to report on the Spanish Civil War in 1936. He met Ernest Hemingway in Spain, and the two became good friends. Ziffren used a cipher to evade censors. He left Spain just ahead of Francisco Franco's troops.He then went to Hollywood where he got a job writing movie screenplays. Ziffren married Edythe L. Wurtzel in 1938; her uncle, Sol M. Wurtzel, was a major Hollywood executive. Ziffren wrote nine scripts during his stint in Hollywood including five films in the Charlie Chan series for 20th Century Fox.Ziffren worked at the U.S. Embassy in Chile during World War II.Ziffren died in New York City of congestive heart disease with his daughter Didi by his side.
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Date Of BirthApril 30, 1906
Died2007-11-12
Place Of BirthRock Island, Illinois, USA
ProfessionWriter
Star SignTaurus
#Fact
1Was one of the first journalists to report the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936.
2Before he wrote screenplays, he was reporter for United Press. Was among the first journalists to report the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936.
3In 1931, he sent a coded message past Spanish censors to break the news of the Spanish Civil War to the rest of the world; after leaving Spain just ahead of the troops of Francisco Franco, Ziffren went to Hollywood where he got a job writing movie screenplays through the influence of his new bride's uncle, Sol M. Wurtzel.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charlie Chan in Rio1941screenplay
Murder Over New York1940original screen play
Charter Pilot1940
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise1940screen play
Shooting High1940contributing writer - uncredited
Charlie Chan in Panama1940original screen play
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk1940
Boy Friend1939story
Sharpshooters1938story
Change of Heart1938contract writer - uncredited
City Girl1938screenplay / story

Known for movies


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