Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 4 wins & 11 nominations.
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Appeared (as "Samuel Brodsky") in "Two On An Island" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by 'Elmer Rice (I)'. Incidental music by Kurt Weill
. Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
. Broadhurst Theatre: 22 Jan 1940-13 Apr 1940 (22 performances). Cast: Luther Adler
(as "Lawrence Ormont"), Roberta Bellinger, Herschel Bentley...
Pfc. Martin Ritt
Did You Know?
I don't have a lot of respect for talent. Talent is genetic. It's what you DO with it that counts.
Graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in Manhattan and Eton College in North Carolina. Studied law at St. John's University, where he befriended Elia Kazan whom he subsequently joined at the Group Theatre in New York.