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Leonard Melfi (1932–2001)

Leonard Melfi was born on February 21, 1932 in Binghamton, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Lady Liberty (1971), Oh! Calcutta! (1972) and Birdbath (1971). He died on October 28, 2001 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Known For


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 2013 Birdbath (Short) (writer)
 1984 Mama Malone (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Commitment (1984) ... (written by)
 1972 Pticje kupaliste (TV Movie)
 1972 Oh! Calcutta! (contributions)
 1971 Birdbath (TV Short) (play)
 1971 Lady Liberty
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 1984 Rent Control
Milton Goeller

Personal Details

Other Works:

His plays, "Arden of Faversham," and "Cinque," were performed with Alfred Jarry's play, "Ubu," and Adrienne Kennedy's play, "Rats Mass," in a Cafe La Mama Company production at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Lou Zeldis, Sabin Epstein, Michele Collison, Arthur Hill, William Griffin Duffy, and Lamar Alford in the... See more »

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Author of 40 plays, including the one-act play "Birdbath", 1965, he was considered one of the star playwrights of Off Off Broadway world of New York City in the 1960s. The anticlimatic, all-but-forgotten end of his life was described in a NY Times story, April 17, 2002. See more »

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