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George S. Kaufman

George S. KaufmanAKA George Simon Kaufman

Born: 16-Nov-1889
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
Died: 2-Jun-1961
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: You Can't Take It With You

Wife: Beatrice Bakrow (m. 15-Mar-1917, d. 6-Oct-1945, one daughter)
Daughter: Anne Kaufman Schneider
Wife: Leueen MacGrath (m. 26-May-1949, div. 1957)

    The Washington Times Columnist (1912-13)
    New York Evening Mail Columnist (1914-15)
    The New York Times Drama Critic (1917-30)
    Dramatists Guild of America
    Dutch Treat Club (1926-61)
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1932 for Of Thee I Sing (with Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin)
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1937 for You Can't Take It With You (with Moss Hart)
    Algonquin Round Table

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Senator Was Indiscreet (26-Dec-1947)

Wrote plays:
Dulcy (1921, with Marc Connelly)
To the Ladies (1922, with Connelly)
The Butter and Egg Man (1925)
Merton of the Movies (1922, with Connelly)
West of Pittsburgh (1922, with Connelly)
Beggar on Horseback (1924, with Connelly)
Once in a Lifetime (1930, with Moss Hart)
Thee I Sing (1931, with Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin)
Dinner at Eight (1932, with Edna Ferber)
You Can't Take It with You (1936, with Hart)
The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939, with Hart)
The Land Is Bright (1941, with Ferber)
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1953, with Howard Teichmann)


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