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Elmer Rice

Elmer RiceAKA Elmer Leopold Reizenstein

Born: 28-Sep-1892
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 8-May-1967
Location of death: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Street Scene

Father: Jacob Reizenstein
Mother: Fanny Lion
Wife: Iola Kiser (m. 1914)
Wife: Betty Field (actress, m. 12-Jan-1942, div. 1956)
Wife: Barbara Marshall (wife #3)

    Law School: LL B, New York Law School (1912)
    University: Columbia University

    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1929 for Street Scene

Author of books:
Minority Report (1963, memoir)

Wrote plays:
On Trial (1914)
The Adding Machine (1923)
Street Scene (1929)
Counselor-At-Law (1931)
The Left Bank (1931)
We, The People (1933)
Between Two Worlds (1934)
Judgment Day (1934)
American Landscape (1939)
Flight to the West (1940)
A New Life (1943)
Dream Girl (1945)

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