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Brooks Atkinson (1894–1984)

Brooks Atkinson was born on November 28, 1894 in Melrose, Massachusetts, USA. He was married to Oriana MacIlveen. He died on January 14, 1984 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. See full bio »

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 1960 The Iceman Cometh (TV Movie)
Himself - Host
 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Himself, Critic (uncredited)
 1949 On Stage! (Documentary short)

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Author of "Broadway", a book about the history of Broadway from its beginnings to the date of the book's publication. See more »

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People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know. See more »


In 1962, received a Special Tony Award, identifying him as "retired drama critic of the New York Times." See more »

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