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Elia 'Gadget' Kazan
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on James Dean
] Dean's body was very graphic; it was almost writhing in pain sometimes. He was very twisted, as if he were cringing all the time. Dean was a cripple anyway, inside -- he was not like [Marlon Brando
]. People compared them, but there was no similarity. He was a far, far sicker kid and Brando's not sick, he's just troubled.
Kazan won three Tony Awards for Best Director: for Arthur Miller
's "All My Sons" in 1947; for for Miller's "Death of a Salesman" in 1949; and for Archibald Macleish
's "J.B." in 1959. He was also nominated for Tony Awards four other times: as Best Director, for Tennessee Williams
's play "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in 1956; as Best Director and co-producer of the Best Play nominee, William Inge
's "The ...