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Joseph Stein (III) (1912–2010)

Joseph Stein was born on May 30, 1912 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Enter Laughing (1967) and The DuPont Show of the Month (1957). He was married to Elisa Loti and Sadie Singer. He died on October 24, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Fiddler on the Roof
(1971)
Enter Laughing
(1967)
Mrs. Gibbons' Boys
(1962)

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 1980 Bühne frei für Kolowitz (TV Movie)
 1972 Sorbas (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Josef Stein)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (screenplay) / (stageplay)
 1967 Enter Laughing (play) / (screenplay)
 1963 Harry's Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rajah (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Mrs. Gibbons' Boys (play)
 1960 A Date with Debbie (TV Movie)
 1960 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.33 (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 American Cowboy (TV Movie) (as Joe Stein)
 1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The American Cowboy (1960) ... (writer)
 1957 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Junior Miss (1957) ... (writer)
 1957 Mrs. Gibbons' Boys (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Plain and Fancy (TV Movie) (book)
 1950 Your Show of Shows (TV Series)
 1949 School House (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1949) ... (written by - as Joe Stein)
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Other Works:

(7/77) Stage: Wrote the book for the musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, ME, with Paul Lipson in the cast. Jerry Bock was composer. Sheldon Harnick was lyricist. Based on stories by Sholom Aleichem. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joe Stein | Josef Stein
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He earned a master's degree in social work at Columbia University, and had a career in social work for several years. Then he met actor Zero Mostel through a mutual friend. Mostel said he need comic material for a radio show, and Stein had an off-the-cuff idea. Mostel paid him $15 for it, and his writing career was underway. See more »

Nickname:

Joe

Star Sign:

Gemini

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