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Adolph Green

Born: 2-Dec-1914
Birthplace: Bronx, NY
Died: 23-Oct-2002
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Singin' in the Rain

Writing partner of Betty Comden.

Father: Daniel Green
Mother: Helen Weiss
Wife: Elizabeth Reitell (m. 20-Jun-1941, div.)
Wife: Allyn Ann McLerie (actress, m. 1945, div. 1953)
Wife: Phyllis Newman (singer/actress, m. 31-Jan-1960, until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Adam
Daughter: Amanda (b. 1965)

    High School: De Witt Clinton High School, New York, NY (1934)

    Tony 1953 for Wonderful Town (best musical)
    Tony 1968 for Hallelujah, Baby! (best musical)
    Tony 1968 for Hallelujah, Baby! (composer and lyricist)
    Tony 1970 for Applause (best musical)
    Tony 1978 for On the Twentieth Century (original score)
    Tony 1978 for On the Twentieth Century (book of a musical)
    Tony 1991 for The Will Rogers Follies (original score)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1980
    Kennedy Center Honor 1991
    Hungarian Ancestry

    The Substance of Fire (11-Sep-1996) · Mr. Musselblatt
    I Want to Go Home (7-Sep-1989)
    Lily in Love (17-Oct-1984)
    Garbo Talks (12-Oct-1984) · Himself
    My Favorite Year (1-Oct-1982) · Leo Silver
    Simon (1980)

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