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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)
Narrator
 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
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... Benjamin F. Butler (voice)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... Benjamin F. Butler (voice)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... Benjamin F. Butler (voice)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... Benjamin F. Butler (voice)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... Benjamin F. Butler (voice)
 1984 The Dollmaker (TV Movie)
Taxi Driver
 1982 Nightcap (TV Series)
 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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(1998-1999 season) He wrote the book for the musical, "Working," at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut. Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso were adapters. Christopher Ashley was director. Neil Patel was set designer. David C. Woolard was costume designer. Christopher Akerlind was lighting designer. T. ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 47 Articles | See more »

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Father of Dan Turkel. See more »

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