Joseph Stein

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Birthday
30, 1912
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Oct 24, 2010 (98)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1912
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Oct 24, 2010 (98)

About

Playwright who wrote the musicals Fiddler on the Roof and Zorba, which is about a young American inheriting an abandoned mine on Crete.

Before Fame

He attended Columbia University, earning a Master of Social Work degree.

Trivia

He was part of the writing team for Your Show of Shows with Mel Brooks.

Family Life

He married Sadie Singer.

Associated With

He wrote the play Zorba, which starred Antonio Banderas.