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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameGerald Olken

Mini Bio (1)

Jud Taylor was born on February 25, 1932 in New York City, New York, USA as Gerald Olken. He was a director and actor, known for The Old Man and the Sea (1990), Foxfire (1987) and Kaleidoscope (1990). He was married to Lynn Kressel and Devra Korwin. He died on August 6, 2008 in New York City.

Spouse (2)

Lynn Kressel (1995 - 6 August 2008) (his death)
Devra Korwin (27 September 1959 - 15 December 1983) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (5)

(1981-1983) President of the Directors Guild of America (DGA).
(1977-1981) Vice-president of the Directors Guild of America (DGA).
Graduate of the University of California, at Berkeley.
Taylor was survived by his wife, casting director Lynn Kressel; two daughters; a granddaughter.
He played Goff in The Great Escape (1963) and co-directed The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988) with Paul Wendkos.

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