WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 14 (UPI) -- Screen and television writing pioneer Erna Lazarus has died in Woodland Hills, Calif., at age 102.
Lazarus died Feb. 19, Daily Variety reported Tuesday.
She helped pave the way for women in Hollywood as one of the first screenwriters in the studio system, Variety said.
Her screen credits included "Atlantic Flight," "Double Date," "Moonlight in Hawaii" and Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis' last film, "Hollywood or Bust" while her TV credits included "Racket Squad" and "Mr. and Mrs. North."
She is survived by two daughters, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild.