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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)
 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)
 1952 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: The Inspector General. Comedy/farce (revival). Based on the Russian of Nikolai Gogol. Book adapted by John Anderson. Directed by Jed Harris. Hudson Theatre: 23 Dec 1930- Dec 1930 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Lina Abarbanell, Flavia Arcaro (as "The Sergeant's Wife"), Romney Brent (as "Ivan"), J. Edward Bromberg, ... See more »

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Harris was envied (he had a record 4 consecutive theatrical hits within 18 months by the age of 28) and despised (arrogant, egotistical, tyrannical) by his peers on Broadway. Laurence Olivier was said to have based his characterization of Richard III on Harris' personality. He was a notorious womanizer, fathering an illegitimate child with Ruth Gordon in 1929, a scandal that destroyed the first ... See more »

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