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Joshua Logan (I) (1908–1988)


Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". Stanislavsko told him, "To be truly creative you must find ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Picnic Director
(1956)
Fanny Writer
(1961)
(1955)
Sayonara Director
(1957)

Filmography

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 2010 Live From Lincoln Center (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- South Pacific (2010) ... (play)
 2006 Great Performances (TV Series) (book by - 1 episode)
 2001 South Pacific (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Ensign Pulver (based on a play by) / (screenplay)
 1961 Fanny (play)
 1958 South Pacific (adapted from the play "South Pacific")
 1956 Fanny (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Mister Roberts (based on the play by) / (screenplay)
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mister Roberts (1948) ... (play)
 1943 Higher and Higher (based on the musical play "Higher And Higher": book by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Happy Birthday. Comedy. Written by Anita Loos. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Joshua Logan. Broadhurst Theatre (moved to The Plymouth Theatre on 12 Jan 1948 to close): 31 Oct 1946- 13 Mar 1948 (563 performances). Cast: Jean Bellows, Eleanor Boleyn, Dort Clark, Philip Dakin, Jack Diamond, Charles Gordon,... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joshua Lockwood Logan | presented on Broadway by
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Not since Attila the Hun swept across Europe, leaving five hundred years of total blackness, has there been a man like Lee Marvin. See more »

Trivia:

Great-uncle of actor Billy Lockwood. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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