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Morton DaCosta (1914–1989)

Philadelphia-born Morton DaCosta started his career as a stage actor in 1942, and by 1950 had become a respected stage director, both in stock theater and on Broadway. His short film career consisted of a pair of successful adaptations of Broadway successes, ("The Music Man" and "Auntie Mame") and one less successful film ("Island of Love"), after ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Music Man Director
(1962)
Island of Love Director
(1963)
Auntie Mame Director
(1958)
Plain and Fancy Director
(1956)

Filmography

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 1962 The Music Man
 1958 Auntie Mame
 1956 Plain and Fancy (TV Movie)
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 1963 Island of Love (producer)
 1962 The Music Man (producer)
 1958 Auntie Mame (producer - uncredited)
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 1958 Auntie Mame
Edwin Dennis (voice, uncredited)
 1954 King Richard II (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: No Time for Sergeants. Comedy. Written by Ira Levin. Adapted from the novel by Mac Hyman. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Directed by Morton DaCosta. Alvin Theatre: 20 Oct 1955- 14 Sep 1957 (796 performances). Cast: Carl Albertson (as "Inductee/Lt. Gardella/Co-Pilot"), Royal Beal (as "General Pollard"), Floyd Buckley (as "Pa ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Survived by two sisters: Lillian Nath of Englewood, NJ and Mrs. Edward Gordy of Atlantic City. See more »

Nickname:

Tec

Star Sign:

Pisces

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