Joseph Papp

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Birthday
22, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 31, 1991 (70)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 31, 1991 (70)

About

Producer of Broadway hits and the New York Shakespeare Festival.

Before Fame

He studied under Eulalie Spence.

Trivia

He founded an arts organization in New York City called The Public Theater in 1954.

Family Life

He was born to two Jewish immigrants from Russia named Yetta (nee Miritch), who was a seamstress, and Samuel Papirofsky, who was a trunk maker.

Associated With

He and Vic Tayback were both born in Brooklyn.