Samson Raphaelson


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Birth Name: Samson Raphaelson
Born: 03/30/1896
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 07/16/1983

Raphaelson had many of his plays adapted for the screen ("The Jazz Singer" made the transition three times) as well as writing sparkling original screenplays, notably for the sophisticated comedies of Ernst Lubitsch ("Trouble in Paradise" 1932, "Heaven Can Wait" 1943, etc.). Uncle of writer-director-producer Bob Rafelson.

Popular Movies:
1998-12-18 You've Got Mail
The Jazz Singer
But Not For Me
Main Street to Broadway
1953-02-14 The Jazz Singer