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Also Known As: Died: November 21, 1991
Born: August 8, 1912 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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Formed his own band, Daniel and His Music Lions, in which he served as leader, singer and saxophone player
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Began career as musician at summer resort hotels in the Catskills
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Worked as a nightclub comedian
1929:
Appeared (in a canoe) in film, "Glorifying the American Girl" before attending the Neighborhood Playhouse
1939:
Directed stage productions in Canada
1939:
Performed in Broadway production and on tour in "Pins and Needles"
1940:
Joined the Actors Laboratory in Los Angeles
1941:
Taught at Max Reinhardt's theater workshop
1942:
Served in the Far East with the US Infantry Special Services
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Worked as director at the Las Palmas theater in New York after WWII
1948:
First film credit, as dialogue director on "The Counterfeiters"
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Taught at the American Theatre Wing, NY
1949:
Directed summer tryout of "Come Back, Little Sheba" at Westport Playhouse, CT
1950:
Directed Broadway production of "Come Back, Little Sheba"
1951:
Directed Broadway premiere of Tennessee Williams's "The Rose Tattoo"
1952:
Directed first feature film, "Come Back Little Sheba"
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Formed Mea Productions
1971:
TV directing debut, "Another Part of the Forest"

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