Bella Spewack (25 Marc, 1899 – 27 April, 1990) was a writer and part of a husband-and-wife writing team.
- Born as Bella Cohen, she was the oldest of three children to a single mom in Bucharest, Romania.
- When she was a child, her family emigrated to the US and resided in Manhattan.
- Bella married Samuel Spewack in 1922 when they were both working as reporters (for different papers).
- The couple worked as news correspondents in Moscow for four years.
- When the couple returned to the US, they set roots in New Hope, PA.
- The couple wrote together several plays and screenplays.
- For the movie My Favorite Wife, they were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Story in 1940.
- In 1948 the turbulent couple wrote Kiss Me Kate which won two Tony Awards (Best Musical and Best Author of a Musical).
- Bella Spewack also became a successful publicist for the Camp Fire Girls and the Girl Scouts.
- Bella claimed to have come up with the idea of selling Girl Scout cookies to raise revenue.
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