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||August 29, 1995
||August 21, 1930
||Cause of Death:
||New York City, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Served as an apprentice at the Westport Country Playhouse in Connecticut
Worked in the theater for nine years as a stage manager, production manager and managing director
Served in the US Army during the Korean War
Was a director-observer at the Actors Studio
Produced plays for the Theater Guild
Entered film as a production assistant
Co-produced TV documentary series, "Playwright at Work"
Directed first feature film, "David and Lisa"
Produced first feature film, "Ladybug, Ladybug" (also director)
Debut as Broadway director, "Ladies of the Alamo"
Co-wrote first screenplay, "Mommie Dearest"
Formed Corsair Pictures
Diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer
Produced, directed, and starred in "On the Bridge", a documentary journal of his fight against cancer