Stanley Shapiro (July 16, 1925 - July 21, 1990) was an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter and producer responsible for three of Doris Day's most successful films.
York, Shapiro earned his first screen credit for
South Sea Woman in 1953.
His work for Day earned
him Oscar nominations for Lover Come
and That Touch of
and a win for Pillow Talk
, and Mink
him the Writers Guild of
for Best Written American Comedy.
Additional writing credits include Operation Petticoat
, Come September
, Bedtime Story
, Me, Natalie
, For Pete's Sake
, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
and Carbon Copy
Shapiro's last project was the television movie Running Against
, based on his novel A Time to Remember
four months after his death from leukemia
Angeles, it was dedicated to his memory.