Ernest Lehman

Biography

Ernest Lehman (December 8, 1915 in New York City – July 2, 2005 in Los Angeles, California) was an American screenwriter. He received 6 Academy Award nominations during his screenwriting career. In 2001 he received an honorary Oscar for his works, the first screenwriter to receive that honor.

18 titles Writing Directing

6.3

Sabrina

1995 · Screenplay

6.8

Black Sunday

1977 · Screenplay

6.8

Family Plot

1976 · Screenplay

5.2

Portnoy's Complaint

1972 · Screenplay

7.2

Hello, Dolly!

1969 · Writer

8.0

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

1966 · Screenplay

8.0

The Sound of Music

1965 · Screenplay

6.8

The Prize

1963 · Screenplay

7.6

West Side Story

1961 · Screenplay

6.7

From the Terrace

1960 · Screenplay

8.3

North by Northwest

1959 · Screenplay, Author

8.2

The Comedian

1957 · Novel

8.2

Sweet Smell of Success

1957 · Screenplay, Author

7.5

The King and I

1956 · Screenplay

7.5

Somebody Up There Likes Me

1956 · Screenplay

7.7

Sabrina

1954 · Screenplay

7.4

Executive Suite

1954 · Screenplay

6.8

The Inside Story

1948 · Writer

1 titles Writing Directing

5.2

Portnoy's Complaint

1972 · Director