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Joseph Stein (1912–2010)

Joseph Stein was born on May 30, 1912 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Enter Laughing (1967) and Your Show of Shows (1950). He was married to Elisa Loti and Sadie Singer. He died on October 24, 2010 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1980 Bühne frei für Kolowitz (TV Movie)
 1972 Sorbas (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Josef Stein)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (based on the stageplay "Fiddler on the Roof" by) / (screenplay)
 1967 Enter Laughing (play) / (screenplay)
 1962 Mrs. Gibbons' Boys (play)
 1960 A Date with Debbie (TV Movie)
 1960 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.33 (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 American Cowboy (TV Movie) (as Joe Stein)
 1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The American Cowboy (1960) ... (writer)
 1957 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Junior Miss (1957) ... (writer)
 1950 Your Show of Shows (TV Series)
 1949 School House (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1949) ... (written by - as Joe Stein)
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 1967 Enter Laughing (producer)
 1963 Harry's Girls (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Director (1963) ... (executive producer)
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 2007 Songs of 'Fiddler on the Roof' (Video short) (special thanks)
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 2009 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
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 2007 John Williams: Creating a Musical Tradition (Video documentary short)
Himself - Screenwriter
 2007 Songs of 'Fiddler on the Roof' (Video short)
Himself - Screenwriter
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 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie)
Himself - Memorial Tribute
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Enter Laughing. Comedy. Written by Joseph Stein. Based on the novel by Carl Reiner. Production Design by Ed Wittstein. Directed by Gene Saks. Henry Miller's Theatre: 13 Mar 1963- 14 Mar 1964 (419 performances + 2 previews that began on 11 Mar 1963). Cast: Alan Arkin (as "David Kolowitz"), Vivian Blaine (as "Angela"), Irving ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joe Stein | Josef Stein
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Won two Tony Awards in 1965 for "Fiddler on the Roof": as Best Author(Musical) and for book as part of a Best Musical win. He was also Tony-nominated three other times: in 1960, for book with collaborator Robert Russell as part of Best Musical nomination for "Take Me Along"; in 1969, for book as part of Best Musical nomination for "Zorba"; and in 1987, as Best Book (Musical) for "Rags". See more »

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