Donald Bevan

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Donald Joseph Bevan (January 16, 1920 Holyoke, Massachusetts – May 29, 2013 Studio City, California)[1] was an American playwright whose works include the Broadway play Stalag 17, co-written with Edmund Trzcinski, and adapted as a movie in 1953. He was also the caricaturist for Sardi's restaurant in New York City for over 20 years, the third of four such artists employed by the famous eatery over the course of its nine decades.

A United States Army Air Forces veteran who served in World War II as a gunner of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and as a prisoner of war in Germany after being shot down April 17, 1943, Bevan is buried at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.

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  1. ^ Weber, Bruce (June 30, 2013). "Donald Bevan, 93, Sardi's Artist and 'Stalag 17' Writer, Dies". The New York Times. New York.

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