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Author Ira Levin, Nov. 12

Author Ira Levin, Nov. 12 Best-selling writer Ira Levin, whose genre-hopping novels such as the horror classic "Rosemary's Baby" and the Nazi thriller "The Boys From Brazil" provided meaty movie roles for Mia Farrow and Laurence Olivier, died of a heart attack on Nov. 12. He was 78. Levin, who also wrote for television and Broadway during his long career, passed away in his Manhattan apartment.
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