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Gene Saks (1921–2015)


Gene Saks was born on November 8, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA as Jean Michael Saks. He was an actor and director, known for The Odd Couple (1968), Deconstructing Harry (1997) and I.Q. (1994). He was married to Keren Victoria Ettlinger and Bea Arthur. He died on March 28, 2015 in East Hampton, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

The Odd Couple Director
(1968)
Deconstructing Harry Harry's Father
(1997)
I.Q. Boris Podolsky
(1994)
(1994)

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 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Carl Samuel
- Castoff (1998) ... Judge Carl Samuel
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Harry's Father
 1996 On Seventh Avenue (TV Movie)
Sol Jacobs
 1994 I.Q.
Boris Podolsky
 1994 Nobody's Fool
Wirf
 1984 The Goodbye People
Marcus Soloway
 1983 Lovesick
Frantic Patient
 1978 The One and Only
Sidney Seltzer
 1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Harry Edison
 1965 A Thousand Clowns
Leo
 1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Arthur Vernon
- The Embezzler (1963) ... Arthur Vernon
 1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Willie
- Man on a Mountain Top (1961) ... Willie
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series)
Ralph Wilson
- Bye Bye Baby (1961) ... Ralph Wilson
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mikoel
- The Dybbuk (1960) ... Mikoel
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series)
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
Vinnie Harper
- Small Take (1959) ... Vinnie Harper
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Gobo McCoy
- See No Evil (1959) ... Gobo McCoy
 1959 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Fred
- Bentley, the Organizer (1959) ... Fred
 1958 Where Is Thy Brother? (TV Movie)
Mr. Kalish
 1955-1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Emcee / Doctor / Mr. Baumgarten
- You Sometimes Get Rich (1956) ... Emcee
- The Center of the Maze (1956) ... Doctor
- Snow Job (1955) ... Mr. Baumgarten
 1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Mitchell Sanders
- Mind Over Momma (1955) ... Mitchell Sanders
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Waiter
- Reunion in Vienna (1955) ... Waiter
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Pvt. Lambert
- D-Day (June 6, 1944) (1955) ... Pvt. Lambert
 1951-1955 Danger (TV Series)
- Precinct Girl (1955)
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
Traveling salesman (segment "Hilde and the Turnpike")
- Hilde and the Turnpike (1954) ... Traveling salesman (segment "Hilde and the Turnpike")
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- Misfit (1951)
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Stage Play: Half a Sixpence. Musical comedy. Book by Beverley Cross. Music by David Heneker. Lyrics by David Heneker. Based on "Kipps" by H.G. Wells. Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky. Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis. Music orchestrated by Jim Tyler. Dance arrangements and orchestrations by Robert Prince. Opening ballet music composed ... See more »
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Saks attended Cornell University. He later trained at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School for Social Research and his early career was spent as an Actors Studio-trained actor. He made his Broadway debut in "South Pacific". Later helped found a theater cooperative at the Cherry Lane Theater off-Broadway. See more »

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