Garson Kanin

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Birthday
24, 1912
Birthplace
Rochester, NY
Death Date
Mar 13, 1999 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1912
Birthplace
Rochester, NY
Death Date
Mar 13, 1999 (86)

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Director of stage and screen who made the critically acclaimed documentary The True Glory.

Before Fame

He studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and began his career as a jazz musician and an actor.

Trivia

His stage works included The Diary of Anne Frank in 1955 and the musical Funny Girl in 1964, the latter running for over 1,000 shows.

Family Life

He married the Broadway actress Marian Seldes late in his life.

Associated With

He and his first wife Ruth Gordon wrote the classic film Adam's Rib.

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