|Date of Birth||18 December 1910 , New York City, New York, USA|
|Date of Death||17 May 1985 , New York City, New York, USA (after a long illness)|
|Birth Name||Abram Solman Borowitz|
Mini Bio (1)
Songwriter, composer, writer, panelist, director, singer and pianist, educated at City College of New York and New York University. He began his writing career as a script writer for "Duffy's Taven" on radio, and later, the Rudy Vallee program. He sang in his own radio shows , in night clubs, and on television. He wrote the Broadway librettos for "Guys and Dolls" and received a Tony award and a New York Drama Critics award in 1951), and also directed "Happy Hunting", "Silk Stockings", "First Impressions", "Can-Can", "Say, Darling", and "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (earning a Pulizer Prize and a Tony and New York Drama Critics awards). He directed "Two on the Aisle", "Reclining Figure", "The Golden Fleecing", and "What Makes Sammy Run?". He was also the playwright and director of "Cactus Flower". Joining ASCAP in 1952, he composed the popular songs "The Girl With the Three Blue Eyes" and "Leave Us Face It, We're in Love", and authored "The Abe Burrows Song Book".
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Hup234!
|Caron Smith Kinzel||(1950 - 17 May 1985) (his death)|
|Ruth Levinson||(1938 - 1948) (divorced) (2 children)|