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Arthur Penn

Arthur Penn's biography

Arthur Penn is 88 years old film director born at Philadelphia. He was born on Wednesday 27th of September 1922. According to year of birth 1922 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 27th of September means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be film director. You can know him also as film producer, screenwriter, theatrical director. He is recently known as television producer. He received Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play The Miracle Worker in 1960

Arthur Penn's family

He has 1 son.

Arthur Penn's son: Matthew Penn

Arthur Penn's son's name is Matthew Penn. He is known as director.

Arthur Penn's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Black Mountain College.

Arthur Penn's career

His main focus is to be film director.

How did Arthur Penn die

He died on on Tuesday 28th of September 2010 when he was 88 years old at Manhattan. Arthur Penns death was caused by congestive heart failure. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Arthur Penn's Awards

  • Won Broadway's 1960 Tony Award as Best Director (Dramatic) for "The Miracle Worker." He was also Tony-nominated two other times: in 1958 as Best Director for "Two for the Seesaw." and in 1961 as Best Director (Dramatic) for "All the Way Home."

Arthur Penn's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Director
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Director
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Director

Arthur Penn's quotes

  • Lee Strasberg ruined an entire generation of actors with that sense memory crap.
  • There hasn't been much of a market for what I can do. I'm not into outer space epics or youth pictures.
  • [on Hurd Hatfield] America's least known great actor.
  • [on acting] A look, a simple look, will do it.
  • A society would be wise to pay attention to the people who do not belong if it wants to find out ... where it's failing.

Arthur Penn's body shape

Lets describe how Arthur Penn looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.