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Adolph Green

  • Dec 02, 1914 - Oct 23, 2002 (age 87)
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2015
Nomination2015

Best Revival of a Musical

Nominated for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
Best Revival of a Musical
Nomination2015

Best Revival of a Musical

Nominated for "On the Town".
Tony Award
2004
Broadway: The American Musical
TV ShowOct 19, 2004

Broadway: The American Musical

This six part documentary …
This six part documentary miniseries presents the evolution of the Broadway musical from its inception in 1893 to current day 2004. It presents those influential players both on stage and behind the scenes, as well as a variety of influential Broadway shows, a handful which are known to have transformed the musical into what the audience knows it to be today.
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2002
Adolph Green
PersonalOctober 2002

Adolph Green

Adolph Green passed away.
2001
Best Revival of a Musical
Nomination2001

Best Revival of a Musical

Nominated for "Bells Are Ringing".
Tony Award
Award2001

Screenwriting Achievement

Won Laurel Award for …
Won Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement.
Laurel Award
1996
The Substance of Fire
MovieDec 6, 1996

The Substance of Fire

Isaac Geldhart is a …
Isaac Geldhart is a Holocaust survivor who, overcome by grief at the recent death of his wife, seems determined to run his publishing firm into the ground by printing books that have no hope of financial success. His son Aaron, who also works at the company, grows frustrated with Isaac's emotional decline and attempts to take over the firm. The resulting crisis involves Isaac's other two children, his daughter Sarah and his dying son Martin.
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1993
Frasier
TV ShowSep 16, 1993

Frasier

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for …
Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for 11 seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee (as Grub Street Productions) in association with Grammnet (2004) and Paramount Network Television. The series was created as a spin-off of Cheers, continuing the story of psychiatrist Frasier Crane as he returned to his hometown of Seattle and started building a new life as a radio advice show host while reconnecting with his father and brother and making new friends. Frasier stars Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin, and John Mahoney. The show was critically acclaimed, with the show itself and the cast winning thirty-seven Primetime Emmy Awards, a record at the time for a scripted series. It also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for five consecutive years. As of 2019, the possibility of a revival is being discussed.
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1992
Nomination1992

Outstanding Broadway Musical

Nominated for "The Will Rogers Follies".
Outer Critics Circle Award
1991
Candide
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MovieOct 15, 1991

Candide

All's for the best in the best of all possible worlds. Isn't it?
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Nomination1991

Best Original Score

Nominated for "The Will Rogers Follies".
Tony Award
Award1991

Best Original Score

Won award for "The Will Rogers Follies".
Tony Award
Best Classical Album
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Nomination1991

Best Classical Album

Nominated for "Candide".
Grammy Award
Nomination1991

Outstanding Musical

Nominated for "The Will Rogers Follies".
Drama Desk Award
Award1991

Outstanding Musical

Won award for "The Will Rogers Follies".
Drama Desk Award
Best Classical Album
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Award1991

Best Classical Album

Won award for "Candide".
Grammy Award
Award1991

Best Musical Theater Album

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Grammy Award
Nomination1991

Best Musical Theater Album

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Grammy Award
Award1991

Kennedy Center Honors

Won Kennedy Center Honors.
1989
I Want to Go Home
MovieSep 7, 1989

I Want to Go Home

Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist, accepts …
Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist, accepts an invitation to come to an exhibition in Paris, because his estranged daughter Elsie is a student there. He arrives with his ...
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Award1989

Outstanding Musical

Won award for "Jerome Robbins' Broadway".
Drama Desk Award
Award1989

Outstanding Broadway Musical

Won award for "Jerome Robbins' Broadway".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination1989

Outstanding Musical

Nominated for "Jerome Robbins' Broadway".
Drama Desk Award
1986
American Masters
TV ShowJun 22, 1986

American Masters

American Masters is a PBS television series which …
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986.
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Nomination1986

Best New Musical

Nominated for "Wonderful Town".
Laurence Olivier Award
Best Book of a Musical
Nomination1986

Best Book of a Musical

Nominated for "Singin' in the Rain".
Tony Award
Best Book of a Musical
Nomination1986

Best Book of a Musical

Nominated for "Singin' in the Rain".
Tony Award
1984
Lily in Love
MovieOct 17, 1984

Lily in Love

Broadway star Fitzroy Wynn is thrilled when his wife Lily …
Broadway star Fitzroy Wynn is thrilled when his wife Lily writes a new script with a brilliant lead role. While ego-centric Fitz thinks himself perfect for the role, Lily dashes his hopes ...
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Garbo Talks
MovieOct 12, 1984

Garbo Talks

Estelle is a one-person protest army: she goes to jail over …
Estelle is a one-person protest army: she goes to jail over grocery prices, shames construction workers for catcalls to passing women, and won't cross a picket line for her son's wedding. She also loves Garbo films: when she learns she has a brain tumor and six months to live, she decides she must meet Garbo. Her dutiful son Gilbert, a Manhattan accountant named for Garbo's co-star, hires a paparazzo to show him Garbo's flat, stakes it out, gets a job delivering food there, seeks her on Fire Island, and tracks her to a Sixth Avenue flea market. As his obsession distances him from his wife, he's drawn to a struggling actress he meets at work. Can he find Garbo; if so, will she talk?
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1983
Nomination1983

Best Book of a Musical

Nominated for "A Doll's Life".
Tony Award
Nomination1983

Best Original Score

Nominated for "A Doll's Life".
Tony Award
1982
My Favorite Year
MovieOct 1, 1982

My Favorite Year

It's 1950's New York and the age of live television. Benjy Stone is …
It's 1950's New York and the age of live television. Benjy Stone is a young writer on a major comedy-variety show. He is assigned to chaperon that week's guest Alan Swann, a faded movie-star and renowned womanizer and drinker. Benjy's job is to try and keep Swann sober and above all else, make sure he shows up for the live broadcast on Saturday evening. Benjy and Swann have a number of adventures throughout the week, including dinner with Benjy's somewhat eccentric family. In the end, both learn lessons in life from the other.
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1980
Simon
MovieFeb 1, 1980

Simon

A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a …
A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet.
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Nomination1980

Best New Musical

Nominated for "On The Twentieth Century".
Laurence Olivier Award
1978
Award1978

Best Original Score

Won award for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
Nomination1978

Best Book of a Musical

Nominated for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
Nomination1978

Best Musical

Nominated for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
Nomination1978

Best Original Score

Nominated for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
Award1978

Best Book of a Musical

Won award for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
Award1978

Best Book of a Musical

Won award for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
Nomination1978

Best Book of a Musical

Nominated for "On the Twentieth Century".
Tony Award
1970
Nomination1970

Best Musical

Nominated for "Applause".
Tony Award
Nomination1970

Best Musical

Nominated for "Applause".
Tony Award
Award1970

Best Musical

Won award for "Applause".
Tony Award
Award1970

Best Musical

Won award for "Applause".
Tony Award
1968
Nomination1968

Best Original Score

Nominated for "Hallelujah, Baby!".
Tony Award
Award1968

Best Original Score

Won award for "Hallelujah, Baby!".
Tony Award
1967
Omnibus
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TV ShowOct 13, 1967

Omnibus

Omnibus is an arts-based British documentary series, …
Omnibus is an arts-based British documentary series, broadcast mainly on BBC1 in the United Kingdom. The programme was the successor to the long-running arts-based series Monitor. It ran from 1967 until 2003, usually being transmitted on Sunday evenings. During its 35-year history, the programme won 12 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.
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1965
Amanda Green
Child1965

Amanda Green

Amanda Green (born December 29, 1963) is an American …
Amanda Green (born December 29, 1963) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.
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1961
Best Written Musical
Award1961

Best Written Musical

Won award for "Bells Are Ringing".
Writers Guild of America Award
Nomination1961

Song of the Year

Nominated for "Make Someone Happy".
Grammy Award
Nomination1961

Song of the Year

Nominated for "Make Someone Happy".
Grammy Award
Best Written Musical
Nomination1961

Best Written Musical

Nominated for "Bells Are Ringing".
Writers Guild of America Award
1960
Bells Are Ringing
MovieJun 20, 1960

Bells Are Ringing

Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service …
Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her clients by passing along bits of information she hears from other clients. She falls in love with one of her clients, the playwright Jeffrey Moss, and is determined to meet him. The trouble is, on the phone to him, she always pretends to be an old woman whom he calls "Mom."
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Phyllis Newman
Marriage1960

Phyllis Newman

Phyllis Newman (born March 19, 1933) is an American actress …
Phyllis Newman (born March 19, 1933) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre production of Subways Are for Sleeping and has been nominated twice for the Drama Desk Award.
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1959
Award1959

Best Musical

Won award for "A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green".
Obie Award
Nomination1959

Best Comedy Album

Nominated for "A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green".
Grammy Award
Nomination1959

Best Musical Theater Album

Nominated for "A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green".
Grammy Award
1958
Auntie Mame
MovieDec 4, 1958

Auntie Mame

An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict …
An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle.
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1957
Best Musical
Nomination1957

Best Musical

Nominated for "Bells Are Ringing".
Tony Award
Best Musical
Nomination1957

Best Musical

Nominated for "Bells Are Ringing".
Tony Award
1956
Best Written Musical
Nomination1956

Best Written Musical

Nominated for "It's Always Fair Weather".
Writers Guild of America Award
1955
It's Always Fair Weather
MovieSep 1, 1955

It's Always Fair Weather

Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, and …
Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, and Michael Kidd star as three WWII comrades who meet again during a ten-year reunion only to discover they have nothing in common. Co-starring the exquisite Cyd Charisse. A musical delight directed by Kelly and Stanley Donen.
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Best Story and Screenplay
Nomination1955

Best Story and Screenplay

Nominated for "It's Always Fair Weather".
Academy Award
1954
Nomination1954

Best Written Musical

Nominated for "The Band Wagon".
Writers Guild of America Award
1953
Award1953

Best Musical

Won award for "Wonderful Town".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Best Written Musical
Nomination1953

Best Written Musical

Nominated for "Singin' in the Rain".
Writers Guild of America Award
Nomination1953

Best Musical

Nominated for "Wonderful Town".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination1953

Best Story and Screenplay

Nominated for "The Band Wagon".
Academy Award
Best Written Musical
Award1953

Best Written Musical

Won award for "Singin' in the Rain".
Writers Guild of America Award
1952
Singin' in the Rain
MovieMar 27, 1952

Singin' in the Rain

Taking place during the rise of the "talkies", we meet Don …
Taking place during the rise of the "talkies", we meet Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont who have risen to stardom during the silent-film era of Hollywood. Beautiful, charismatic and influential, the two combine to make a great on-screen pair. The introduction of talking pictures poses a threat to the powerful duo, however, when it is discovered by audiences that Lina has an excruciatingly shrill voice. Enter young studio singer Kathy Selden, a woman who lacks the stardom of Ms. Lamont but possesses the beautiful voice of which Lina is in dire need. Can Don and Lina find a solution to Lina's laughably annoying voice to salvage their careers?
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1950
The Arthur Murray Party
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TV ShowJul 20, 1950

The Arthur Murray Party

The Arthur Murray Party is …
The Arthur Murray Party is an American television variety show which ran from July 1950 until September 1960. The show was hosted by famous dancers Arthur and Kathryn Murray, and was basically one long advertisement for their chain of dance studios. Each week the couple performed a mystery dance, and the viewer who correctly identified the dance would receive two free lessons at a local studio.
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What's My Line?
TV ShowFeb 2, 1950

What's My Line?

What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the …
What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, with a dozen international versions and subsequent U.S. revivals. The game uses celebrity panelists to question contestants in order to determine their occupation, i.e., "line [of work]," with panelists being called on to identify a weekly celebrity "mystery guest" while blindfolded. It is the longest-running U.S. primetime network television game-show. Moderated by John Charles Daly and with regular panelists Dorothy Kilgallen, Arlene Francis, and Bennett Cerf, What's My Line? won three Emmy Awards for "Best Quiz or Audience Participation Show" in 1952, 1953, and 1958 and the Golden Globe for Best TV Show in 1962.
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Abe Burrows' Almanac
TV ShowJan 4, 1950

Abe Burrows' Almanac

Abe Burrows' Almanac is an American television series …
Abe Burrows' Almanac is an American television series that aired on CBS from January 4, 1950, until March 29, 1950. The live program, hosted by Abe Burrows, featured music, song and comedy performances by guests. The show was broadcast on Wednesday evenings, 9-9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Milton DeLugg conducted the orchestra.
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Best Written Musical
Award1950

Best Written Musical

Won award for "On the Town".
Writers Guild of America Award
Best Written Musical
Nomination1950

Best Written Musical

Nominated for "The Barkleys of Broadway".
Writers Guild of America Award
Best Written Musical
Nomination1950

Best Written Musical

Nominated for "On the Town".
Writers Guild of America Award
1949
On the Town
MovieDec 8, 1949

On the Town

Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look …
Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up. Based on a Broadway musical by the same name. The film marked the directorial debut for both Gene Kelly and the eight year younger choreographer Stanley Donen. They got to know each other in 1940, when they both worked as dancers in the Broadway production of the musical "Pal Joey", and Donen had worked as Kelly 's assistant choreographer in Hollywood since 1944. In 1952 they would co-direct "Singin' in the Rain".
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The Barkleys of Broadway
MovieMay 4, 1949

The Barkleys of Broadway

The couple Josh and Dinah …
The couple Josh and Dinah Barkley are successful musical comedy artists in Broadway and perfect on stage. However, they frequently argue with each other backstage and at home and the perfectionist Josh usually questions the performance of his wife. Their close friend and pianist Ezra Millar usually calms them down. When Dinah is introduced to the playwright and director Jacques Pierre Barredout, he believes that she is a great dramatic actress and offers a lead role in his play to her. After an argument with Josh, Dinah splits up with her husband and decides to pursue the career of actress. The stubborn Josh misses Dinah and secretly helps her in her new career but none of them seems to give in.
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1945
Allyn Ann McLerie
Marriage1945

Allyn Ann McLerie

Allyn Ann McLerie (December 1, 1926 – May 21, 2018) was a …
Allyn Ann McLerie (December 1, 1926 – May 21, 2018) was a Canadian-born, Brooklyn-reared actress, singer, and dancer who worked with many Golden Age musical theatre's major choreographers, including George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, and Jerome Robbins.
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1941
Elizabeth Reitell
MarriageJune 1941

Elizabeth Reitell

Married Elizabeth Reitell.
1914
Adolph Green
BirthDecember 1914

Adolph Green

Adolph Green was born.
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