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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 Manhattan, 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 (screenplay by) / (stageplay by)
 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)
 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)
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Other Works:

"King of Hearts," musical revival; book by Joseph Stein; music by Peter Link; lyrics by Jacob Brackman; directed by Gabriel Barre; at the Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA. 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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