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Herb Gardner (1934–2003)


Herb Gardner was born on December 28, 1934 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Herbert George Gardner. He was a writer and producer, known for A Thousand Clowns (1965), I'm Not Rappaport (1996) and The Goodbye People (1984). He was married to Barbara C. Sproul and Rita Gardner. He died on September 23, 2003 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1996 I'm Not Rappaport (play) / (screenplay)
 1984 The Goodbye People (play) / (screenplay)
 1980 La fraîcheur de l'aube (TV Movie) (play "The Good-Bye People")
 1977 Thieves (play "Thieves") / (screenplay)
 1974 Free to Be... You & Me (TV Movie) (stories)
 1971 Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (screenplay) / (short story - uncredited)
 1965 A Thousand Clowns (based on his original play) / (screenplay)
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 1987 Square One TV (TV Series) (producer)
 1965 A Thousand Clowns (associate producer)
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 1987 Ishtar
Rabbi Pierce
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 1993 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Marlo Thomas ... Himself
 1990 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series)
Himself
- Bob Fosse: Steam Heat (1990) ... Himself
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Play
 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.212 (1971) ... Himself
- Episode #3.211 (1971) ... Himself
 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #5.188 (1962) ... Himself
 1953 Kartoon Klub (TV Series)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "I'm Not Rappaport," performed at the Apollo Theatre in London, England, with Paul Scofield, Howard E. Rollins Jr. and Susan Fleetwood in the cast. Daniel Sullivan was director. See more »

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His 1992 play "Conversations with my Father" was based on the characters of both his grandfather Sol and father Herbert Goldberg (who changed surname to Gardner), both of whom had owned and bars on New York City's Canal Street in Chinatown. See more »

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