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Ira Wallach (January 22, 1913 – December 2, 1995) was an American screenwriter and novelist.

Born in New Rochelle, New York, Wallach wrote the novel Muscle Beach and collaborated with Peter Ustinov on the screenplay for Hot Millions. Wallach died of pneumonia.



  • Grimes, William (December 5, 1995). "Ira Wallach, 82, Screenwriter And Author of 'Muscle Beach'". The New York Times. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |newspaper= (help)
  • Ira Wallach on IMDb