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Walter Kerr (I) (1913–1996)

Walter Kerr was born on July 8, 1913 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Walter Francis Kerr. He was a writer and actor, known for Der große Schwindel - Musical aus der Welt des Stummfilms (1966), Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960) and Jane (1962). He was married to Jean Kerr. He died on October 9, 1996 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1960 Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Dachet Diamonds (1960) ... (teleplay)
- The Bat (1960) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Omnibus (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1969 Des Broadways liebstes Kind (TV Mini-Series)
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 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
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- Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (1989) ... Himself
 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #5.156 (1962) ... Himself
 1962 The Tonight Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.45 (1962) ... Himself - Director
 1962 Jane (Documentary)
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 1961 The David Susskind Show (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 9 April 1961 (1961) ... Himself
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Book: "Thirty Plays Hath November" See more »
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Three of the most talented people our theatre possesses - Lillian Hellman, Leonard Bernstein, Tyrone Guthrie - have joined hands to transform Voltaire's 'Candide' into a really spectacular disaster. See more »

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The character David Niven plays in "Please Don't Eat The Daisies" (1960), a college professor who becomes a much-feared drama critic, is transparently based on Kerr, although the name is changed. The film is based on a book by Kerr's wife, Jean Kerr. See more »

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