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Joshua Logan (I) (1908–1988)

Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". Stanislavsko told him, "To be truly creative you must find ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mister Roberts
(1955)
South Pacific
South Pacific Writer
(1958)
Fanny
Fanny Writer
(1961)
Ensign Pulver
Ensign Pulver Writer
(1964)

Filmography

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 2010 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- South Pacific (2010) ... (play)
 2006 Great Performances (TV Series) (book by - 1 episode)
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Ensign Pulver (based on a play by) / (screenplay)
 1961 Fanny (play)
 1958 South Pacific (adapted from the play "South Pacific")
 1956 Fanny (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Mister Roberts (based on the play by) / (screenplay)
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mister Roberts (1948) ... (play)
 1943 Higher and Higher (book of musical play)
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Other Works:

He adapted Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "South Pacific," at the Shubert Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Janet Blair (Ensign Nellie Forbush); Richard Eastham (Emili De Becque); Diosa Costello (Bloody Mary); Ray Walston (Luther Billis); Robert Whitlow (Lt. Joseph Cable); Norma Calderone (Liat); Robert Emmett... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joshua Lockwood Logan
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Personal Quote:

[on Marilyn Monroe] As near genius as any actress I ever knew. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 549-550. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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