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Jack Garfein

Czechoslovakian-born Jack Garfein survived imprisonment in the Auschwitz concentration camp during WW2 and came to the US at age 15. After a few years of college, he became a stage actor, then a director. After his Broadway directorial debut in 1953, he joined the Actors Studio, and married one of his fellow students, Carroll Baker. Although ... See full bio »

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 1955 Windows (TV Series)
 1954 The Marriage (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1954)
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 2016 Jack Garfein on Marilyn Monroe (Video short)
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 1961 Something Wild (screenplay)
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 2009 The Sexton's Wife (very special thanks)
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 2017 A Master Class with Jack Garfein (Documentary)
 2017 On Something Wild (Documentary short)
 2009 An Organization of Dreams
 1958 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #5.30 (1958) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Sin of Pat Muldoon. See more »

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His and Carol Baker's daughter Blanche was born December 20th 1956 weighing 3,742134 kilos or 8 lbs 4 oz at birth as announced in the Milestones column of the time magazine issue dated December 31st 1956. See more »

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