A Hollywood resident for 25 years, Elaine was born in New York City, raised in Elmont, Long Island, NY, received her BA in History, cum laude,
from Hofstra University and Juris Doctor from NYU School of Law. She and Marty have been married since 1968. He is a prominent real estate attorney
and partner in the law firm of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price and Axelrod, LLP.
Their three children are Dennis, an attorney involved in civil litigation; Alison, a doctoral candidate in Psychology; and Deborah, a writer and head of
Visitor Services at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York, whose husband Brian is an attorney in NYC.