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Jed Harris (I) (1900–1979)

Jed Harris was born on February 25, 1900 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Jakob Hirsch Horowitz. He is known for his work on His Girl Friday (1940), Night People (1954) and Operation Mad Ball (1957). He was married to Beatrice Allen, Louise Platt and Anita Green. He died on November 15, 1979 in New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 79) in New York, USA

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Known For

His Girl Friday
His Girl Friday Miscellaneous Crew
(1940)
Night People
Night People Writer
(1954)
Operation Mad Ball
(1957)
The Billy Rose Show
(1950-1951)

Filmography

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 1957 Operation Mad Ball (producer)
 1956 Patterns (producer - uncredited)
 1950-1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series) (producer - 25 episodes)
- Yogi Your Way (1951) ... (producer)
- The Old Magician (1951) ... (producer)
- Farewell Appearance (1951) ... (producer)
- Julie the Jinx (1951) ... (producer)
- Duet for Two Actors (1951) ... (producer)
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 1942 Broadway (producer: original play)
 1940 His Girl Friday (the play "The Front Page" as produced by)
 1931 The Front Page (from the play produced by)
 1929 Broadway (producer: stage play)
 1929 Coquette (producer: stage play)
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 1957 Operation Mad Ball (screenplay)
 1954 Night People (story)
 1951 The Light Touch (story)
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 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
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 1949 On Stage! (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Spread Eagle. Drama. Written by George S. Brooks and Walter B. Lister. Directed by George Abbott. Martin Beck Theatre: 4 Apr 1927- Jun 1927 (closing date unknown/80 performances). Cast: Brenda Bond (as "Lois Henderson"), Charles D. Brown (as "Bill Davis"), Harry Cooke (as "Sentry"), Herbert Courtney (as "Captain"), Frank Dae (... See more »

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Children: a son, Jones, born 16 October 1929 (his mother was Ruth Gordon); and a daughter, Abigail, born 27 April 1941 (her mother was the Louise Platt, Harris' second wife). See more »

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