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Carol Sobieski
American screenwriter

Carol Sobieski

Carol Sobieski
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Quick Facts

Intro American screenwriter
Was Screenwriter
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 16 March 1939, Chicago, USA
Death 4 November 1990, Santa Monica, USA (aged 51 years)
Star sign Pisces
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Carol Sobieski (March 16, 1939 – November 4, 1990) was an American screenwriter whose work included the scripts for Annie (1982) and Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).

Early life

Sobieski was born Carol O'Brien in Chicago, Illinois, in 1939. Her father was a lawyer and her mother a politician and teacher. Five years later, the family moved close to Amarillo in Texas. Sobieski attended Smith College and received her Master's degree in Literature from Trinity College, Dublin. She married lawyer James Louis Sobieski in 1964, and they had three children.

Film career

In 1978, Sobieski won the Humanitas Prize for the television series Family. She was nominated for two Emmy Awards, for Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking in 1977, and Sarah, Plain and Tall in 1991. Sobieski died of liver disease in 1990 in Santa Monica, California. The 1991 film Fried Green Tomatoes won Sobieski (posthumously) and author Fannie Flagg the 1991 USC Scripter Award. They were also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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