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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 13 wins & 10 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 Play: In the Counting House. Written by Leslie Weiner. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by David Hays. Directed by Arthur Penn. Biltmore Theatre: 13 Dec 1962- 15 Dec 1962 (4 performances + 2 previews that began on 12 Dec 1962). Cast: Sydney Chaplin (as "Woody Hartman"), Howard Da Silva (as "Max Hartman"), Sol Frieder (as "Freddy ... See more »

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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 »

Trivia:

He directed 8 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Patty Duke, Anne Bancroft, Estelle Parsons, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Michael J. Pollard and Chief Dan George. Duke, Bancroft and Parsons won Oscars for their performances in one of Penn's movies. See more »

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