STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 20,718 this week

Arthur Laurents (1918–2011)


Arthur Laurents was born on July 14, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Levine. He was a writer, known for West Side Story (1961), Rope (1948) and The Way We Were (1973). He died on May 5, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

Scary Good: IMDb's Guide to Horror

Can't get enough of movies and television shows that scare up a good fright? Check out Scary Good, IMDb's Horror Entertainment Guide. Being terrified was never so much fun.

Enter if you dare

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1056 people
created 10 May 2011
 
a list of 27 people
created 22 Aug 2011
 
a list of 42 people
created 11 Feb 2014
 
a list of 134 people
created 16 Apr 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Arthur Laurents's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (21 credits)
 2015 Gypsy: Live from the Savoy Theatre (TV Movie) (book by)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 The Turning Point (written by)
 1973 The Way We Were (written by)
 1972 Invitation to a March (TV Movie) (play) / (teleplay)
 1962 Gypsy (based upon the stage play: book by)
 1961 West Side Story (book by)
 1961 Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1961)
- A Clearing in the Woods (1961) ... (play) / (story)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Clearing in the Woods (1959) ... (story)
 1958 Bonjour Tristesse (screenplay)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Summertime (1957) ... (play)
- Home of the Brave (1957) ... (play)
 1956 Anastasia (screenplay)
 1955 Summertime (play "The Time of the Cuckoo")
 1949 Anna Lucasta (screenplay)
 1949 Home of the Brave (play)
 1949 Caught (screenplay)
 1948 The Snake Pit (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1948 Rope (screenplay)
 1946 Walk with Me (TV Movie)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

His musical, "Gypsy," was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Alene Robertson, Kate Buddeke, Julie Ann Emery, and Joel Hatch in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I love to write and I had something to say. See more »

Trivia:

Stephen Sondheim and his musical, "Gypsy," at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2014 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Musical Production. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Just read his first book. I'm more of a fan now. senior153
A Great Theatre and Film Artist Alfriend
Discuss Arthur Laurents on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page