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Jed Harris (I) (1900–1979)

Jed Harris was born on February 25, 1900 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, now Austria as Jakob Hirsch Horowitz. He was a producer and writer, known for Operation Mad Ball (1957), Night People (1954) and The Light Touch (1952). He was married to Beatrice Allen, Louise Platt and Green, Anita. He died on November 15, 1979 in New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 79) in New York, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1957 Operation Mad Ball (producer)
 1950-1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series) (producer - 25 episodes)
- Yogi Your Way (1951) ... (producer)
- The Old Magician (1951) ... (producer)
- Farewell Appearance (1951) ... (producer)
- Julie the Jinx (1951) ... (producer)
- Duet for Two Actors (1951) ... (producer)
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 1957 Operation Mad Ball (screenplay)
 1954 Night People (story)
 1952 The Light Touch (story)
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 1940 His Girl Friday (producer: stage play)
 1931 The Front Page (producer: stage play)
 1929 Coquette (producer: stage play)
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 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
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 1949 On Stage! (Documentary short)
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Stage Play: Uncle Vanya. Drama (revival). Written by Anton Chekhov, as adapted by Rose Caylor. Directed by Jed Harris. Cort Theatre: 15 Apr 1930- Jul 1930 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Eduardo Ciannelli (as "Ilya Ilyich Telegin, Waffles"), Walter Connolly (as "Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky, Vanya"), Lillian Gish (as "Yelena ... See more »

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Children: a son, Jones, born 16 October 1929 (his mother was Ruth Gordon); and a daughter, Abigail, born 27 April 1941 (her mother was the Louise Platt, Harris' second wife). See more »

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