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Arthur Penn (I) (1922–2010)

Arthur Penn was born on September 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Little Big Man (1970) and The Miracle Worker (1962). He was married to Peggy Maurer. He died on September 28, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Fix (2001)
 1996 Inside (TV Movie)
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1993 The Portrait (TV Movie)
 1985 Target
 1981 Four Friends
 1975 Night Moves
 1973 Visions of Eight (Documentary) (segment "Hightest, The")
 1968 Flesh and Blood (TV Movie)
 1966 The Chase
 1965 Mickey One
 1964 The Train (: (uncredited; fired, replaced by John Frankenheimer - uncredited)
 1957-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Where's Charley? (1957)
 1955-1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Adam and Evening (1956)
- Lost (1956)
- Daisy, Daisy (1955)
 1954-1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1953-1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- My Lost Saints (1955)
- The Lawn Party (1954)
- John Turner (1953)
 1954 Justice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Man on the Hunt (1954)
 1953 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Crip (1953)
- One Night Stand (1953)
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Other Works:

Stage: Directed "Two for the Seesaw" on Broadway, for which he won a Tony award, in 1958. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on Bonnie and Clyde (1967)] I thought that if were going to show this (violence), we should SHOW it. We should show what it looks like when somebody gets shot. TV coverage of Vietnam was every bit, perhaps even more, bloody than what we were showing on film. See more »


Interviewed in "The Director's Event: Interviews with Five American Filmmakers," by Eric Sherman and Martin Rubin. See more »

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