George S. Kaufman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

George S. Kaufman

American writer

Date of Birth: 16-Nov-1889

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 02-Jun-1961

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, playwright, journalist, film producer, theater director, bridge player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About George S. Kaufman

  • George Simon Kaufman (16 November 1889 – 2 June 1961) was an American playwright, theatre director and producer, humorist, and drama critic.
  • In addition to comedies and political satire, he wrote several musicals for the Marx Brothers and others.
  • He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the musical Of Thee I Sing (with Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin) in 1932, and won again in 1937 for the play You Can't Take It with You (with Moss Hart).
  • He also won the Tony Award for Best Director in 1951 for the musical Guys and Dolls.

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