Alfred Leslie

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Birthday
29, 1927
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1927 (age 91)
Birthplace
New York

About

Abstract Expressionist and New Realist painter and filmmaker who was influential during the 1960s. Known for such films as "Directions: A Walk After the War Games," "The Cedar Bar" from 2001, "Einstein's Secret" from 2008, and "The New York Story" from 1963.

Before Fame

He studied at New York University, the Art Students League, and the Pratt Institute. He also served in the United States Coast Guard near the end of World War II.

Trivia

He collaborated on the film "The Last Clean Shirt" with poet Frank O'Hara.

Family Life

He spent his childhood in New York City.

Associated With

He directed the short film "Pull My Daisy," which was narrated by Jack Kerouac.