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The U.S. director Martin Scorsese filmed and produced a film about the life and loves of the legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra. Apparently the film will be starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The film, which will be executive producer to Sinatra’s daughter, portraying the life of the singer, as well as his romances, his famous friends, her relationship with U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his alleged contacts with the Mafia. Studies produced by Mandalay Pictures and Universal Pictures, will be the first movie about the life of Sinatra. It is the second son of Irving and Mamie Simon. The Great Depression brought hard times for the family. His father, a seller of clothing, are regularly absent, leaving his wife to support his two sons working in the department store of Gimbel and relying on family and friends. After they divorced, Simon lived with relatives in Forest Hills, Queens in the neighborhood in the city of New York. He and his older brother Danny Simon developed a very close relationship, and during his teens wrote and sold to comedians and radio programs.
Briefly attended the University of New York (1944-1945) and the University of Denver (1945-1946) before joining the army, where he worked in the newspaper on the base. His brother who was reason to continue writing while I was in the reserve air force of the United States. After being discharged from the army, Simon got a job as a dependent on the post office at Warner Brothers in Manhattan, with his brother who worked in the advertising department. They began to work again, and from 1947 to 1956 worked as a comedy writing team for success in television. Its magazines Camp Tamiment in Pennsylvania in the early 1950s drew the attention of Sid Caesar, who contract with the brothers for his popular comedy series Your Show of Shows (Simon then joined his experiences in his book Laughter on the 23th Floor. His work he did win two Emmy Awards nominations and the appreciation of Phil Silvers, who hired him to write in her eponymous sitcom in 1959.
In 1961, the first Broadway play by Simon, Come Blow Your Horn, was premiered at the Brooks Atkinson Theater, where he had 678 performances. Six weeks before its closing, his second production, the musical Little Me, drew mixed reviews. But was unable to attract much publicity, Simon won her first Tony Award nomination. In general, the returned seventy Tony nominations and won three. He has also won a Pulitzer Prize in drama for Lost in Yonkers.
His prolific production includes light comedies, dark, autobiographical works, and books for musical comedies. Simon has also written scripts for over twenty films, that includes adjustments to his own works as well as original work, including The Out-of-Towners, Murder by Death and The Goodbye Girl. He has received four nominations for the Academy Awards in the category of Best Screenplay.
Simon has an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Hofstra University and an honorary doctorate from Williams College.

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