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Love Story Author Segal Dies


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Author and acclaimed screenwriter Erich Segal, the man behind Oscar-winning film Love Story, has died. He was 72.

Segal passed away from a heart attack at his London home on Sunday (17Jan10).

Best known for his 1969 novel Love Story, which he wrote during his career as a professor at Harvard, Segal went on to receive an Academy Award nomination for the screenplay of the 1970 adaptation of his bestselling tome.

The film, which kickstarted the careers of Ryan O'Neal and Tommy Lee Jones, was a global hit, and picked up seven nods at the 1971 Oscars.

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