Biography

Educated at Columbia University. He and his wife, Bella Spewack, were nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Open Air Theatre for Outstanding Musical Production of 1997.

He and his wife, Bella, were awarded the 2001 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England.

In 1949, won two Tony Awards for "Kiss Me, Kate" with his wife-collaborator Bella Spewack: as Best Authors (Musical) and for the book as part of the Best Musical Award.

Date of Death: October 14, 1971 (age 72) in New York City, New York, USA

Educated at Columbia University. He and his wife, Bella Spewack, were nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Open Air Theatre for Outstanding Musical Production of 1997.

He and his wife, Bella, were awarded the 2001 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England.

In 1949, won two Tony Awards for "Kiss Me, Kate" with his wife-collaborator Bella Spewack: as Best Authors (Musical) and for the book as part of the Best Musical Award.

Date of Death: October 14, 1971 (age 72) in New York City, New York, USA

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender -

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1899-09-16

Day of Death 1971-10-14

Place of Birth Bakhmut, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2011 Kiss Me, Kate Book
2003 Kiss Me Kate Writer
1989 We're No Angels Screenplay
1964 Kiss Me Kate Writer
1963 Move Over, Darling Story
1958 Kiss Me, Kate Writer
1953 Kiss Me Kate Theatre Play
1945 Week-End at the Waldorf Screenplay
1942 The World at War Writer
1940 My Favorite Wife Screenplay Story
1938 Three Loves Has Nancy Writer
1938 Boy Meets Girl Theatre Play Screenplay
1938 The Chaser Screenplay
1937 Vogues of 1938 Writer
1935 Rendezvous Adaptation
1934 The Gay Bride Screenplay
1934 The Cat and the Fiddle Screenplay
1933 Should Ladies Behave Writer
1933 The Solitaire Man Theatre Play
1933 The Nuisance Dialogue Adaptation
1933 Private Jones Adaptation
1931 The Secret Witness Screenplay Novel

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