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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 is known for his work on Operation Mad Ball (1957), Night People (1954) and His Girl Friday (1940). He was married to Beatrice Allen, Louise Platt and Anita Green. 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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Known For

Operation Mad Ball
(1957)
Night People
Night People Writer
(1954)
His Girl Friday
His Girl Friday Miscellaneous Crew
(1940)
The Light Touch
(1951)

Filmography

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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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 1942 Broadway (producer: original play)
 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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 1957 Operation Mad Ball (screenplay)
 1954 Night People (story)
 1951 The Light Touch (story)
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 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
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 1949 On Stage! (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

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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Noted for his toughness and rudeness. Walt Disney based his animated character the 'Big Bad Wolf' on Harris. See more »

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