Peter Hunt

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Birthday
19, 1938
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
California

About

Famous for his work on both stage and screen, Hunt won a Tony Award for directing the original Broadway production of the musical 1776 and went on to direct several made-for-TV movies.

Before Fame

At the start of his career, he was in charge of stage lights at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; eventually, he was offered the position of Artistic Director of the acclaimed Massachusetts theatre company.

Trivia

He directed the 1975, Tony-nominated Broadway production of Goodtime Charley.

Family Life

The son of Gertrude and George Hunt, he married Barbette Tweed and fathered three children. He is the uncle of film and television actress Helen Hunt.

Associated With

He directed Dead Man's Island, a 1996 TV movie starring Barbara Eden.