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Wilford Leach (1929–1988)

Wilford Leach was born on August 26, 1929 in Petersburg, Virginia, USA as Carson Wilford Leach. He was a director and writer, known for The Pirates of Penzance (1983), The Wedding Party (1969) and The Pirates of Penzance (1980). He died on June 18, 1988 in Rocky Point, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Filmography

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 1980 The Pirates of Penzance (TV Movie)
 1979 Coriolanus (Video)
 1978 All's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (2 credits)
 1983 The Pirates of Penzance (writer)
 1969 The Wedding Party (writer)
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 1980 The Pirates of Penzance (TV Movie) (scenery designer)
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 1969 The Wedding Party (producer)
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 1981 Kiss Me, Petruchio (TV Movie documentary) (stage director)
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 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Direction of a Musical
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Direction of a Musical
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed J.B. Priestley's musical, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood", at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Judy Kuhn (for Betty Buckley), Cleo Laine, George Rose, Patti Cohenour and Howard McGillin in the cast. See more »
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Trivia:

Won two Tony Awards as Best Director (Musical) from just two nominations: in 1981 for "The Pirates of Penzance" and in 1986 for "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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