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Erich Segal
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Age:73
Birth Date:June 16, 1937
Astrology Sign:Gemini
Chinese Sign:Ox - Yin
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Occupation:novelist, Love Story

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ERICH SEGAL
Erich Segal

Biography:Erich Segal (born June 16, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American author, screenwriter and educator.

The son of a rabbi, Segal attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and traveled to Switzerland to take summer courses. A brilliant student, he attended Harvard University, graduating as both the class poet and Latin salutatorian in 1958 after which he obtained his Master's degree and a Doctorate. He was a professor of comparative literature at Yale University and in 1967, from the story by Lee Minoff, he wrote the screenplay for The Beatles 1968 motion picture, Yellow Submarine.

In the late 1960s, Erich Segal collaborated on other screenplays and also had written a romantic story by himself about a Harvard and a Radcliffe student, but failed to sell it. However, literary agent Lois Wallace at the William Morris Agency, suggested he turn the script into a novel and the result was a literary and motion picture phenomenon called Love Story. A New York Times No. 1 bestseller, the book became the top selling work of fiction for all of 1970 in the United States and was translated into more than twenty languages worldwide. The motion picture of the same name was the number one box office attraction of 1971.

Erich Segal went on to write more novels and screenplays including the 1977 sequel to Love Story, called Oliver's Story. He has published a number of scholarly works as well as teaching at the university level. He has acted as a visiting professor for the University of Munich, Princeton University, and Dartmouth College.

Segal has been married to Karen Marianne James since 1975; they have two daughters.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Love Story (1971)
Yellow Submarine (film) (1969)

 (Books)
Oliver's Story (1977)
Love Story (1970)


Chinese Horoscope for Erich Segal
Includes characteristics and Vices
Erich Segal's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 11, 1937 - January 30, 1938
Birthday: June 16, 1937

The Ox is a Yin,
and is the Second sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Integrity
Strength of Purpose
Stability
Innovation
Diligence
Eloquence
Vices:
Stubbornness
Bigotry
Plodding
Standoffishness
Bias
Vindictiveness


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Erich Segal's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: June 16, 1937

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Erich Segal's Growth Tarot Card The Chariot

Birthday: June 16, 2010

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

 

 

 

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