Akiva Goldsman

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Birth Name: Akiva Goldsman
Born: 07/07/1962
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Born on July 7, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY, Goldsman was raised by his father, Tev, a therapist, and his mother, Mira, a Holocaust survivor, child psychologist and author of Children with Emerald Eyes. Both his parents founded the Blueberry Treatment Centers, one of the United States' first group homes for emotionally disturbed children. By the time he was 10, however, Goldsman was fed up with his parents' focus on the other children, which actually spurred his desire to slip into a fantasy world and write. As a teenager, he followed through on his desire and began writing stories that he submitted to several prominent publications, including The New Yorker. His efforts were met wi... Continue Bio >>

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