#181171 Overall Influence

John Jay Osborn Jr.

American writer


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John Jay Osborn Jr. is a U.S. author, lawyer and legal academic. He is best known for his bestselling novel, The Paper Chase, a fictional account of one Harvard Law School student's battles with the imperious Professor Charles Kingsfield. The book was made into a 1973 film starring John Houseman and Timothy Bottoms. Houseman won an Oscar for his performance as contracts professor Kingsfield. The Paper Chase also became a television series, and Osborn wrote several of the scripts.

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Yeshiva University

Jewish University located in Manhattan

University of Miami

Private university in Coral Gables, Florida, United States

University of San Francisco

Jesuit Catholic university in San Francisco, California

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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