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Lee Falk
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Playwright
    (April 28, 1911-March 13, 1999)
    Birth name is Leon Harrison Gross
    Created the comic characters 'The Phantom' and 'Mandrake the Magician'
    Wrote 'The Phantom' newspaper comic strip (1936-1999)
    Wrote the 'Mandrake The Magician' newspaper comic strip (1934-1999)
    Wrote the musicals 'Happy Dollar' and 'Mandrake The Magician'
    When asked his age his, reply would be 'Just plain old.'
    He only wrote comics for the cash, his true passion was theater.
    He made up the surname 'Falk.'
    His official biography claimed he had traveled the world and studied with Eastern mystics, a claim he later admitted to be making up.
    He married three times.
    He often named characters after his friends and family.
    During World War II, he served at the war office and worked on allied propaganda radio.
    He once said his only political view was 'Up with democracy and down with dictatorships.'
    He wrote and directed plays which starred actors such as Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Paul Newman, Chico Marx, and Ethel Waters.
    He ran 3 theaters, produced 300 plays and directed 100 of them.

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