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Murray Schisgal

Murray Schisgal was born on November 25, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Tootsie (1982), The Tiger Makes Out (1967) and Luv (1967). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Tootsie Writer
The Tiger Makes Out
Luv Writer
The Typists
The Typists Writer


Jump to: Writer | Producer | Actor | Self
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 2014 Jimmy Shine 1968 (Short) (play by)
 2009 Szerelem, Ó! (TV Movie)
 1982 Tootsie (screenplay)
 1971 The Typists (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Prozorci (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Sunday Father (Short) (writer)
 1967 A gépírók (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 The Tiger Makes Out (play "The Tiger") / (screenplay)
 1967 Luv (play)
 1966 Konttoristit (TV Movie) (play "The Typists")
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Love Song of Barney Kempinski (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 Daktilografi (TV Movie)
 1963 Playdate (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Typists (1963) ... (play)
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Typists (1961) ... (writer)
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His play, "Luv," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Betsy Palmer in the cast. See more »

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Was nominated for Tony Awards two times in 1965 for "Luv:" as Best Author (Dramatic) and as author of the Best Play nominee.

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