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Joe Layton (1931–1994)

Joe Layton was born on May 3, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joe Lichtman. He was a director and producer, known for My Name Is Barbra (1965), Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip (1982) and The Belle of 14th Street (1967). He died on May 5, 1994 in Key West, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 63) in Key West, Florida, USA

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 1979 The Hal Linden Special (TV Movie)
 1979 Paul Lynde at the Movies (TV Special)
 1978 The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (TV Series)
 1969 The Littlest Angel (TV Movie)
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Infancy and Childhood (1967) ... (segment "Infancy")
 1967 Androcles and the Lion (TV Movie)
 1967 The Belle of 14th Street (TV Special)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- On the Flip Side (1966)
 1965 My Name Is Barbra (TV Special)
 1964 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

He directed Richard Rodgers' musical, "No Strings," at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Art Lund, Beverly Todd, Hy Hazel, Marti Stevens, Ferdy Mayne, David Halliday, Erica Rogers, and Geoffrey Hutchings in the cast. See more »

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Broadway director/choreographer ("Tenderloin," "George M," "No Strings") who occasionally worked in films ("Thoroughly Modern Millie") and TV. See more »

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