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Cohen, Albert J. Edit


Agent Type


  • 1903-1984 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Cohen, Albert J.


  • Biography/Historical Note

    Albert J. Cohen, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, was an American motion picture and television script writer and producer. In Hollywood, Cohen headed a literary agency. In 1932, he worked at Universal Studios as a story editor and later as a scenario editor. In 1940, Cohen became an associate producer at Republic Pictures for eight years, after which he independently wrote and produced several motion pictures. During the 1950's, Cohen produced films at Universal Studios. In the late 1950's and early 60's, he produced, most notably The Ann Sothern Show in 1959, and wrote for television. Albert J. Cohen died October 4, 1984 at the age of 81.