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Aleen Leslie, Oldest WGA Member, Dead at 101

By Daniel Frankel

Aleen Leslie, the Writers Guild of America’s oldest living member, died at the age of 101 in Beverly Hills on Feb. 2, the guild announced Monday.

A former Pittsburgh Press columnist who talked her way onto the Universal lot in the 1930s and began writing for “The Three Stooges,” Leslie was only one of among about a dozen female screenwriters at the time.

She had 19 credited movies to her name, including "Affectionately Yours," “Father Was a Fullback,” “The Doctor Takes a Wife,” “Father Is a Bachelor” and &l...

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