Golden Age Radio Writer Aleen Leslie Dead At 101
February 16, 2010 at 11:46 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of Golden Age radio writer-producer, screenwriter, and novelist ALEEN LESLIE, who died FEBRUARY 2nd in BEVERLY HILLS, CA, three days before her 102nd birthday.
LESLIE was best known in radio as the creator of "A DATE WITH JUDY," a teen-oriented comedy that aired on NBC in 1941-50 and spawned a TV version and a 1948 MGM musical with ELIZABETH TAYLOR as JUDY. She also wrote several of the movies based on "THE ALDRICH FAMILY" radio series, including "HENRY ALDRICH'S LITTLE SECRET," "HENRY ALDRICH PLAYS CUPID," and "HENRY ALDRICH GETS GLAMOUR," and other films.