Samuel Ornitz

Samuel Ornitz bio

Birth Name: Samuel Ornitz

Occupation: Screenwriter

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: November 15, 1890

Date Of Death: March 10, 1957

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Samuel Ornitz was born on the 15th of November, 1890. He was known for being a Screenwriter. Screenwriter and novelist who became blacklisted as a member of the “Hollywood Ten” during the era of McCarthyism. He wrote the screenplays for films like 1934’s Imitation of Life and wrote best-selling novels like 1951’s Bride of the Sabbath.

Samuel Ornitz was born in New York. He was born in New York City and worked as a social worker for the New York Prison Association after graduating from high school. In 1933, he became one of the founding fathers of the Screen Writers Guild.

Samuel Ornitz was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Samuel Ornitz was born in 1890s.

Samuel Ornitz is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Samuel Ornitz’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Samuel Ornitz’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Samuel Ornitz kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Samuel Ornitz was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Samuel Ornitz
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Samuel Ornitz was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Samuel Ornitz was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Samuel Ornitz had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Samuel Ornitz’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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