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Elia Kazan
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Born
Elias Kazantzoglou[1]

September 7, 1909(1909-09-07)
DiedSeptember 28, 2003(2003-09-28) (aged 94)
Cause of deathNatural causes
EducationWilliams College (BA)
Yale University
Occupation
Years active1934–1976
Spouse(s)Molly Day Thacher (m. 1932–1963) «start: (1932)–end+1: (1964)»"Marriage: Molly Day Thacher to Elia Kazan" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Elia_Kazan)
Barbara Loden (m. 1967–1980) «start: (1967)–end+1: (1981)»"Marriage: Barbara Loden to Elia Kazan" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Elia_Kazan)
Frances Rudge
(m. 1982–present) «start: (1982)»"Marriage: Frances Rudge
to Elia Kazan
"
Location:
(linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Elia_Kazan)
Children5, including Nicholas
RelativesZoe Kazan (granddaughter)
Maya Kazan (granddaughter)
Signature
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Elia Kazan (/ˈliə kəˈzæn/;[2][3] born Elias Kazantzoglou (Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου);[4] September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Turkish-born Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor.

He was called by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history". He helped co-found the Actors Studio in Manhattan.

Kazan directed A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), On the Waterfront (1954), and East of Eden (1955). He won two Academy Awards, three Tony Awards and four Golden Globe Awards.

References

  1. "Elia Kazan". www.britannica.com. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/313858/Elia-Kazan#. Retrieved 2010-09-10. "Elia Kazan, original name Elia Kazanjoglou (b. September 7, 1909, Istanbul (Ottoman Empire) —d. September 28, 2003, New York City, U.S.)." 
  2. Dictionary.com – Kazan
  3. Oxford Learners' Dictionary – Elia Kazan
  4. Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου Greek pronunciation: [eˈlia kaˈzan]. Later in his life, he was known as Ελία Καζάν in Greece—a transcription of his English name.




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