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American novelist and screenwriter

Leigh Brackett is ...

Born 7 Dec 1915 in Los Angeles
Died 18 Mar 1978 in Lancaster
Age62 years, 3 months
Leigh Brackett
Leigh Brackett
A photograph of noted science-fiction author and screenwriter Leigh Brackett, taken in 1941.

About Leigh Brackett

Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was an American writer, particularly of science fiction, and has been referred to as the Queen of Space Opera. She was also a screenwriter, known for her work on such films as The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959), The Long Goodbye (1973) and The Empire Strikes Back (1980). She was the first woman shortlisted for the Hugo Award.

She is also known as Leigh Douglass Brackett.