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Jed Harris (I) (1900–1979)

Jed Harris was born on February 25, 1900 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Jakob Hirsch Horowitz. He was a producer and writer, known for Operation Mad Ball (1957), Night People (1954) and The Light Touch (1951). 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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 1957 Operation Mad Ball (producer)
 1956 Patterns (producer - uncredited)
 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)
 1951 The Light Touch (story)
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 1940 His Girl Friday (as produced by)
 1931 The Front Page (from the play produced by)
 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: Our Town. Drama. Written by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Jed Harris. Henry Miller's Theatre (moved to The Morosco Theatre from 1 May 1938- close): 4 Feb 1938- Nov 1938 (closing date unknown/336 performances). Cast: Arthur Allen, Max Beck, Emily Boileau, Barbara Brown, Barbara Burton, Helen Carew, Willard Cary, Francis G. ... 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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