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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)

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 2010 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
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 2006 Great Performances (TV Series) (book by - 1 episode)
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Fanny (TV Movie) (play)
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: South Pacific. Musical/drama (revival). Adapted from "Tales of South Pacific" by James A. Michener. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Costume Design by Motley. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Staged by ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joshua Lockwood Logan
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Not since Attila the Hun swept across Europe, leaving five hundred years of total blackness, has there been a man like Lee Marvin. See more »

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Directed 6 different performers in Oscar-nominated performances: Arthur O'Connell, Don Murray, Red Buttons, Marlon Brando, Miyoshi Umeki, Charles Boyer. Umeki and Buttons won for their supporting performances in Sayonara (1957). See more »

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