Posts Tagged ‘Fay Kanin’

Fay Kanin Obituary

Thursday, March 28th, 2013


Fay Kanin dies at 95; screenwriter was former Academy president




Kanin, who shared a best original screenplay Oscar nomination for 1958’s ‘Teacher’s Pet,’ was the second female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


By Daniel Miller
Los Angeles Times
March 27, 2013


Fay Kanin, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter for the 1958 Clark Gable-Doris Day comedy “Teacher’s Pet” and former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Wednesday. She was 95.

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Michael Kanin’s 100th Birthday

Monday, February 1st, 2010


Michael Kanin


Kanin won an Oscar (along with his wife Fay Kanin) for

Best Screenplay for “Woman of the Year” (1942) 




  • BORN: February 1, 1910, Rochester, New York
  • DIED: March 12, 1993, Los Angeles, California
  • CAUSE OF DEATH: Unknown
  • BURIAL: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, New Beth Olam, Corr T-J-1-3, Crypt 4762



Click below to see the trailer for “Woman of the Year”