Carol Mendelsohn, November 2007
|Born||1951 (age 67–68)|
Mendelsohn grew up in Chicago. She attended the Latin School of Chicago. Also she went to Smith College, but later transferred and in 1973 graduated from Cornell University. She then went to the George Washington University Law School and practiced at the Washington, D.C., office of the prominent Los Angeles-based firm Wyman, Bautzer, Rothman, & Kuchel.
Film and television career
Realizing that she did not want to be a lawyer, she enrolled in an American Film Institute class. She moved to Los Angeles and started writing for the movie industry. Her early work included contributions to Hardcastle and McCormick, Stingray and Wiseguy. As producer for Cannell Studios, she worked on The Trials of Rosie O'Neill and Melrose Place.
In June 2014 it was announced that after 14 years Mendelsohn would leave CSI.
Awards and nominations
- "Cornell alumni makes 'CSI' television's most-watched show", article on the Cornell University website
- Carol Mendelsohn - Awards on IMDb
- In the Company of Women, article on the Writers Guild of America website
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