Al Hirschfeld | Playbill

Al Hirschfeld

Theatre people and personalities hoped their images might be captured by the paternal, white-bearded man who was a frequent sight at opening nights for years. Armchair puzzle fans made a habit of scanning his work to find among his intricate lines the word "NINA," the name of his daughter.

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  • Born: Jun 21, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Death: Jan 20, 2003 in New York, New York


Drama Desk Award
1999 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Tony Award
1975 Theatre Award '75 Winner

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