Alvin Sargent

About Alvin Sargent

Who is it?: Writer, Miscellaneous Crew, Actor
Birth Day: April 12, 1927
Birth Place:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Occupation: Screenwriter
Years active: 1956-present
Spouse(s): Joan Camden (m. 1953; div. 1975) Laura Ziskin (m. 2010; d. 2011)

Alvin Sargent

Alvin Sargent was born on April 12, 1927 in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, is Writer, Miscellaneous Crew, Actor. Alvin Sargent was born on April 12, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Alvin Supowitz. He is known for his work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), Ordinary People (1980) and Paper Moon (1973). He was previously married to Laura Ziskin and Joan Camden.
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Popular As Alvin Sargent
Occupation Writer
Age 93 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 12, 1927 ( Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
Birthday April 12
Town/City  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality United States

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Alvin Sargent’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

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Alvin Sargent was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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Sargent was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1945. As of 2006, he is one of 35 alumni to be on the school's Wall of Fame.


Sargent began writing for television in 1953 and through the 1960s he scripted episodes for Route 66, Ben Casey and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. He collaborated on his first screenplay for a motion picture in 1966 and gained recognition for I Walk the Line and Paper Moon for which he won the WGA Award for Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium and was nominated for an Academy Award. He won the Academy Award for Adapted Screenplay in 1978 for the film Julia and again in 1981 for Ordinary People. He collaborated on the 2004 screenplay for Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3 released in 2007.


He had a longtime relationship with Producer Laura Ziskin; they were married from 2010 until her death in 2011. His brother was Writer and Producer Herb Sargent.

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