STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 29,872 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 Rope (1948), The Turning Point (1977) and West Side Story (1961). He died on May 5, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

"Counterpart" Executive Producer on the Art of Espionage

La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz shares some "secret" information about his new spy-thriller series, "Counterpart."

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 people
created 22 Aug 2011
 
list image
a list of 1609 people
created 06 Sep 2011
 
a list of 528 people
created 01 Jul 2014
 

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 & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Rope
Rope Writer
(1948)
The Turning Point
(1977)
West Side Story
(1961)
Bonjour Tristesse
(1958)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (22 credits)
 2015 Gypsy: Live from the Savoy Theatre (TV Movie) (book by)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (book)
 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 Er ging an meiner Seite (TV Movie)
 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 (based on the original 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 (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (26 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

His musical, "Gypsy," was performed at the Porchlight Music Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Rebecca Finnegan in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think so many plays today stem from a notion rather than an idea. There's a great difference." See more »

Trivia:

Also longtime partner of actor Tom Hatcher. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Kevin Smith's Top 3 Sundance Movies in 90 Seconds

Kevin Smith reveals his favorite Sundance movies of all time. Plus, La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz shares some "secret" information about his new spy-thriller series, "Counterpart."

Watch now