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Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit was born on May 10, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Nine (2009), Hands of a Stranger (1987) and Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976). He has been married to Leslie Garis since 1967. See full bio »

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 2009 Nine (Broadway musical "Nine")
 1994 Roswell (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
  The Phantom of the Opera (TV Mini-Series) (play - 2 episodes, 1990) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1990)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (play) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (play) / (teleplay)
 1987 Hands of a Stranger (TV Movie) (as Arthur L. Kopit)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1983) (play - 1 episode, 1983)
- Wings (1983) ... (adaptation) / (play)
 1979 Starstruck (TV Movie)
 1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (suggested by the play "Indians" by)
  New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play: "Promontory Point Revisited" - 1 episode, 1969) (play: "The Conquest of Everest" - 1 episode, 1966)
- Foul! (1969) ... (play: "Promontory Point Revisited")
- The Conquest of Everest/Out of the Flying Pan/Almost Like Being (1966) ... (play: "The Conquest of Everest")
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 1994 Roswell (TV Movie)
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 2009 Nine (lyricist)
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 2009 Nine (co-executive producer)
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 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Nine: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Be Italian")
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 1982-2003 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Production: Nine (1982) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The End of the World With Symposium to Follow," was performed in an American Conservatory Theatre production San Francisco, California. Laird Williamson was also director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Arthur L. Kopit

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His book for the musical, High Society, was performed at the Open Air Theatre and was nominated for a 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Outstanding Musical Production of 2003. See more »

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