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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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Something Wild
Something Wild Director
(1961)
The Strange One
The Strange One Director
(1957)
Windows
Windows Director
(1955)
The Marriage
The Marriage Director
(1954)

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 1955 Windows (TV Series)
 1954 The Marriage (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1954)
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 1961 Something Wild (screenplay)
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 2009 The Sexton's Wife (very special thanks)
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 2009 An Organization of Dreams
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 1958 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #5.30 (1958) ... Himself
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Shadow of a Gunman. Drama (revival). Written by Sean O'Casey. Directed by 'Jack Garfein (I). Bijou Theatre: 20 Nov 1958- 3 Jan 1959 (52 performances). Produced by Cheryl Crawford and Joel W. Schenker; Produced by arrangement with The Actors Studio. See more »

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Grandfather of Wynn Van Dusen, Dara Van Dusen and Zane Van Dusen. See more »

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