Paul Mazursky is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 25 april 1930 at New York City (USA)
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Birth name Irwin MazurskyNationality USABirth 25 april 1930
at New York City (USA
)Death 30 june 2014
(at 84 years) at Los Angeles (USA
Irwin Lawrence "Paul" Mazursky (April 25, 1930 – June 30, 2014) was an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. Known for his dramatic comedies that often dealt with modern social issues, he was nominated for five Academy Awards: three times for Best Original Screenplay, once for Best Adapted Screenplay, and once for Best Picture for An Unmarried Woman (1978). Other films written and directed by Mazursky include Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), Blume in Love (1973), Harry and Tonto (1974), Moscow on the Hudson (1984), and Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986).
He was born in to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Jean (née Gerson), a piano player for dance classes, and David Mazursky, a laborer. Mazursky's grandfather was an immigrant from Ukraine. Mazursky graduated from Brooklyn College in 1951. He was an atheist.
Mazursky was married to Betsy (Purdy) Mazursky from 1953 until his death.