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Ulu Grosbard (1929–2012)

A former diamond cutter in his native Belgium, Ulu Grosbard was educated at the University of Chicago, then attended the Yale Drama School. Becoming a stage director in 1957, Grosbard directed many successful Broadway shows. In the early '60s Grosbard journeyed to Hollywood, where he was hired as an assistant director on several productions, and ... See full bio »

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As an assistant director you learn about production. The more you know about production, the more you can anticipate and not be at the mercy of circumstances. The thing I learned from Kazan is how to run a relaxed set, how to use your time working with the actors while things are being set up, how to improve your staging. See more »


Has directed 4 actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Jack Albertson (Best Supporting Actor, The Subject Was Roses (1968)), Patricia Neal (Best Actress, The Subject Was Roses (1968)), Barbara Harris (Best Supporting Actress, Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)), and Mare Winningham (Best Supporting Actress, Georgia (1995)). Albertson won an Oscar ... See more »

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