Ira Levin

American novelist, playwright (1929–2007)

Ira Levin (27 August 192912 November 2007) was an American novelist, playwright and songwriter.

Ira Levin


  • He touched me...
    Control myself and try to act
    As if I remember my name
    But he touched me...he touched me...
    And suddenly nothing is the same!
    • Song: He touched me

Rosemary's Baby (1967)Edit

  • Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse had signed a lease on a five-room apartment in a geometric white house on First Avenue when they received word, from a woman named Mrs. Cortez, that a four-room apartment in the Bramford had become available.
    • Opening words.
  • Anyone who needs more than one suitcase is a tourist, not a traveller.

The Boys from Brazil (1976)Edit

  • Someday, he thought, I would like to meet a monster who looked like a monster.

Quotes about Ira LevinEdit

  • [Levin] is the Swiss watchmaker of the suspense novel; in terms of plot, he makes what the rest of us do look like those five-dollar watches you can buy in the discount drugstores.

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