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Garson Kanin

Garson KaninBorn: 24-Nov-1912
Birthplace: Rochester, NY
Died: 13-Mar-1999
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Screenwriter, Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: It Should Happen to You

Father: David Kanin
Mother: Sadie Levine
Brother: Michael Kanin
Wife: Ruth Gordon (actress, m. 4-Dec-1942, d. 28-Aug-1985)
Wife: Marian Seldes (m. 1990, until his death)

    Conservatory: American Academy of Dramatic Arts (1933)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Some Kind of a Nut (1-Oct-1969)
    Where It's At (7-May-1969)
    The True Glory (27-Aug-1945)
    Tom Dick and Harry (13-Jun-1941)
    They Knew What They Wanted (19-Oct-1940)
    My Favorite Wife (2-May-1940)
    Bachelor Mother (30-Jun-1939)
    The Great Man Votes (13-Jan-1939)
    A Man to Remember (14-Oct-1938)

Author of books:
Blow Up a Storm (1959)
Cast of Characters: Stories of Broadway and Hollywood (1969)
Tracy and Hepburn: An Intimate Memoir (1971)
A Thousand Summers (1973)
Hollywood (1974)
Moviola (1979)
It Takes a Long Time to Become Young (1979)
Smash (1980)
Together Again! The Stories of the Great Hollywood Teams (1981)
Cordelia? (1982)


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