Arthur Laurents (1918–2011)


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Arthur Laurents was born on July 14, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Arthur Levine. He was a writer, known for Rope (1948), The Turning Point (1977) and West Side Story (1961). He died on May 5, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Rope Writer
(1948)
(1977)
(1961)
(1973)

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 2020 West Side Story (book by) (post-production)
 2015 Gypsy: Live from the Savoy Theatre (TV Movie) (book by)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (book)
 1977 The Turning Point (written by)
 1973 The Way We Were (written by)
 1972 Invitation to a March (TV Movie) (play) / (teleplay)
 1962 Gypsy (based upon the stage play: book by)
 1961 Er ging an meiner Seite (TV Movie)
 1961 West Side Story (book by)
 1961 Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1961)
- A Clearing in the Woods (1961) ... (play) / (story)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Clearing in the Woods (1959) ... (story)
 1958 Bonjour Tristesse (screenplay)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Home of the Brave (1957) ... (play)
 1956 Anastasia (screenplay)
 1955 Summertime (based on the original play "The Time of the Cuckoo")
 1949 Anna Lucasta (screenplay)
 1949 Home of the Brave (play)
 1949 Caught (screenplay)
 1948 The Snake Pit (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1948 Rope (screenplay)
 1946 Walk with Me (TV Movie)
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (27 credits)
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He directed Jerry Herman's musical, "La Cage Aux Folles," at the London Palladium in London, England with George Hearn, Denis Quilley, Brian Glover, Phyllida Law, Jonathan Morris, and Julia Sutton in the cast. Arthur Laurents was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | See more »
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I love to write and I had something to say. See more »

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He is survived by his niece and nephew. See more »

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