Fred Coe

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Birthday
13, 1914
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Apr 29, 1979 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1914
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Apr 29, 1979 (64)

About

Award-winning producer of stage and live television dramas. He created The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse, which ran from 1948 until 1955.

Before Fame

He joined NBC as a production manager in 1945 and worked on the program Studio One.

Trivia

He put together Broadway productions of The Miracle Worker and A Thousand Clowns, which were both nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play.

Family Life

He was born in Alligator, Mississippi, and was married twice. He fathered four children.

Associated With

He helped launch the careers of future famous writers like Gore Vidal and Paddy Chayefsky.