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Born in Atwood, Colorado, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (heart failure and emphysema)
Birth NameHerman Elliot Shumlin

Spouse (3)

Diana G. Krasny (1968 - 1979) (his death)
Carmen England (23 July 1947 - ?)
Rose Kean (actress) (4 March 1930 - ?)

Trivia (3)

Won Broadway's 1964 Tony Award as Best Producer (Dramatic) for Rolf Hochhuth's "The Deputy," for which he also received a Best Director (Dramatic) nomination. The first of his three Tony nominations had come in 1956 as Best Director for "Inherit the Wind."
Prolific Broadway producer/director, active from 1928 to 1974.
Directed two Oscar nominated performances: Paul Lukas and Lucile Watson. Lukas won for his role in Watch on the Rhine (1943).

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