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John Lahr

John Lahr was born on July 12, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Henry Lahr. He is an actor and writer, known for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (1990), Because of the Wonderful Things It Does: The Legacy of Oz (2005) and Elaine Stritch at Liberty (2002). He has been married to Connie Booth since 2000. See full bio »
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 1995 Solitaire for 2
Man in Bookshop
 1990 Chicago Joe and the Showgirl
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Beggar on Horseback (1970). (Revival). Written by Marc Connelly and George S. Kaufman. Incidental music by Stanley Silverman and John Lahr. Musical Director: Abba Bogin. Movement sequences by Marvin Gordon. Directed by John Hirsch. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 14 May 1970- 27 Jun 1970 (52 performances + 13 previews that began in ... See more »

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[on who are his favorite playwrights] An impossible question. But, since the greatest show on earth is the show of human emotion, for complexity of character, psychological nuance and downright dramatic behaviour, it's only three: Anton Chekhov, Tennessee Williams, August Wilson. See more »


His godfather was Jack Haley, the "Wizard of Oz" co-star of his father. See more »

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