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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 7 March 1914Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death 29 January 1989Redding, Connecticut, USA  (heart failure)
Birth NameMorton Tecosky
Nickname Tec

Mini Bio (1)

Philadelphia-born Morton DaCosta started his career as a stage actor in 1942, and by 1950 had become a respected stage director, both in stock theater and on Broadway. His short film career consisted of a pair of successful adaptations of Broadway successes, ("The Music Man" and "Auntie Mame") and one less successful film ("Island of Love"), after which he returned to his first love, the stage.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Director for "The Music Man."
Survived by two sisters: Lillian Nath of Englewood, NJ and Mrs. Edward Gordy of Atlantic City.
Youngest of ten children.

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