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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:

Jerry Bock and his musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," was performed at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Topol, Miriam Karlin, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Cynthia Grenville, Sander Eles, Rosemary Nicols, Dilys Watling, George Little, Jonathan Lynn, Caryl Little, Tony Sympson, Derek Birch, Terence Soall, and Brian Hewitt-Jones ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joe Stein | Josef Stein
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Trivia:

He earned a master's degree in social work at Columbia University, and had a career in social work for several years. Then he met actor Zero Mostel through a mutual friend. Mostel said he need comic material for a radio show, and Stein had an off-the-cuff idea. Mostel paid him $15 for it, and his writing career was underway. See more »

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