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Also Known As: Died: August 29, 1995
Born: August 21, 1930 Cause of Death: prostate cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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Served as an apprentice at the Westport Country Playhouse in Connecticut
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Worked in the theater for nine years as a stage manager, production manager and managing director
1952:
Served in the US Army during the Korean War
1955:
Was a director-observer at the Actors Studio
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Produced plays for the Theater Guild
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Entered film as a production assistant
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Co-produced TV documentary series, "Playwright at Work"
1962:
Directed first feature film, "David and Lisa"
1963:
Produced first feature film, "Ladybug, Ladybug" (also director)
1977:
Debut as Broadway director, "Ladies of the Alamo"
1981:
Co-wrote first screenplay, "Mommie Dearest"
1989:
Formed Corsair Pictures
1990:
Diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer
1993:
Produced, directed, and starred in "On the Bridge", a documentary journal of his fight against cancer

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