No photo available. Represent Joseph Stein? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 195,412 this week

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 Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

Fall TV Guide

Find out everything you need to stay up to date with the upcoming season in our Fall TV Guide!

Visit the Fall TV Guide

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1056 people
created 10 May 2011
a list of 521 people
created 01 Jul 2014

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Joseph Stein's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Fiddler on the Roof
Enter Laughing
Your Show of Shows
Mrs. Gibbons' Boys


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (15 credits)
 1980 Bühne frei für Kolowitz (TV Movie)
 1972 Sorbas (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Josef Stein)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (screenplay) / (stageplay)
 1967 Enter Laughing (play) / (screenplay)
 1963 Harry's Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rajah (1963) ... (writer)
 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)
 1957 Mrs. Gibbons' Boys (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Plain and Fancy (TV Movie) (book)
 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)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(7/71) Stage: Wrote book for "Fidder on the Roof," performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, ME, with Mike Kellin in the cast. Jerry Bock was composer. Sheldon Harnick was lyricist. Based on the stories by Sholom Aleichem. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe Stein | Josef Stein

Did You Know?


At the time of his death, he was working on a new musical entitled "Heaven Can Wait". See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Joseph Stein on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page