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Arthur Penn


Arthur Penn, a serious-minded director who, rare among his colleagues and despite a sporadic output, left a significant mark in both film and theatre, died Sept. 28 2010, the day after his 88th birthday, according to friends in the industry. Mr. Penn had been in ill health over the past year.

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  • Born: Sep 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, PA
  • Death: Sep 28, 2010 in New York, NY


Tony Award
1961 Best Direction of a Play Nominee
1960 Best Direction of a Play Winner
1958 Direction (pre-1960) Nominee

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