Eastman, Carole (1934–2004)

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Eastman, Carole (1934–2004)

American screenwriter. Name variations: (pseudonyms) Adrien Joyce, A.L. Appling. Born Feb 19, 1934, in Glendale, California; died Feb 13, 2004, in Los Angeles, CA; father was a grip at Warner Bros.; mother was a secretary to Bing Crosby.

Began career as a ballet dancer, then model; wrote the screenplay for Five Easy Pieces (1970), including the now-famous chicken-salad scene; was nominated for Academy Awards for the story and screenplay, along with director Bob Rafelson; under name Adrien Joyce, wrote scripts for The Shooting (1967), Model Shop (1968), and Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970); also wrote The Fortune (1975) and Man Trouble (1992).

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