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Samuel A. Taylor (1912–2000)

Samuel A. Taylor was born on June 13, 1912 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Samuel Albert Tanenbaum. He was a writer and director, known for Sabrina (1954), Vertigo (1958) and Sabrina (1995). He was married to Suzanne Combes Taylor. He died on May 26, 2000 in Blue Hill, Maine, USA. See full bio »

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(age 87) in Blue Hill, Maine, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 1995 Sabrina (earlier screenplay - as Samuel Taylor) / (play - as Samuel Taylor)
 1994 Avanti (TV Movie) (play)
 1990 Avanti (TV Movie) (play - as Samuel Taylor)
 1972 Avanti! (play "Avanti!" - as Samuel Taylor)
 1971 The Love Machine (screenplay - as Samuel Taylor)
 1970 Promise at Dawn (play)
 1969 Topaz (screenplay - as Samuel Taylor)
 1968 Unsere liebste Freundin (TV Movie)
 1967 Rosie!
 1966 Three on a Couch (screenplay)
 1966 The Driver's Daughter (play "Sabrina Fair" - uncredited)
 1963 Sabrina (TV Movie) (play "Sabrina fair")
 1961 The Pleasure of His Company (play) / (screenplay)
 1961 Goodbye Again (screenplay - as Samuel Taylor)
 1959 The Love Dream (play "Sabrina Fair" - uncredited)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1958) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- One Is a Wanderer (1958) ... (adaptation - as Samuel Taylor)
- Amelia (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1958 Vertigo (screenplay - as Samuel Taylor)
 1956 The Montecarlo Story (original story) / (screenplay)
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story (screenplay - as Samuel Taylor)
 1954 Sabrina (from the play by - as Samuel Taylor) / (written for the screen by - as Samuel Taylor)
 1952 The Happy Time (play)
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Stage: Wrote Sabrina Paiz", produced on Broadway. Other Broadway plays included "Sabrina Fair" (1953), "Pleasure of His Company" (1958), "No Strings" (!962), "Beekman Place" (1964), "Avanti!" (1968), "A Touch of Spring" (1975), "Flying Colors" (1985) and "Three by Three" (1988). See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1962 Tony Award as author of book and co-producer, with Richard Rodgers, of Best Musical nominee "No Strings." See more »

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