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Studs Terkel (1912–2008)

Studs Terkel was born on May 16, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as Louis Terkel. He was an actor, known for Anthem (1997), Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004) and Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory (1997). He was married to Ida Goldberg. He died on October 31, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
 1992 To Write and Keep Kind: A Portrait of Raymond Carver (TV Movie)
Poetry Reading
 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Benjamin F. Butler
- The Cause (1861) (1990) ... Benjamin F. Butler
 1984 The Dollmaker (TV Movie)
 1976 Peace (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1953 Beginning to Date (Short)
Swimming Coach
 1950 Studs' Place (TV Series)
 1949 Studs' Place (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Article: "The Great Divide", "Playboy" (USA), October 1988, p.112-114+164-169. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 45 Articles | See more »

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His revue, "Studs Terkel's Not Working" at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2009 Joseph Jefferson Award for Production of a Revue. See more »

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