Knowledge Identifier: +Fay_Kanin
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1917.
Countries: United States (75%), United Kingdom (8%), California (8%)
Linked to: American Film Institute, Elmira College, House Un-American Activities Committee, University of Southern California
In the early 1970s, Kanin began solo writing in earnest with "Heat of Anger", about a strong, older woman lawyer played by Susan Hayward, and a younger male lawyer
In 1975, Universal Studio producers asked Kanin for a screenplay about a bi-racial burlesque theater in 1933 Chicago
In 1978, Kanin and the producer of "Hustling", Lillian Gallo, partnered to form a joint production company, becoming one of the first female production teams in Hollywood