Gene Saks

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Gene Saks

American stage and film director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1921.

Countries: United States (86%), Sweden (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Goldie Hawn, Cactus Flower (film), Walter Matthau

Linked to: Cornell University, The New School, Actors Studio, Hackensack High School

 

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Gene Saks was born in 1921 add something


1949

Saks made his acting debut on Broadway in "South Pacific" in 1949 add something


1965

Charles Grodin - In 1965, he began working as an assistant to director Gene Saks and began appearing on several television series during the 1960s including "The Virginian"


1969

Cactus Flower (film) - "'Cactus Flower"' is a 1969 comedy film directed by Gene Saks and starring Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, and Goldie Hawn, who won an Oscar for her performance


 

Among Saks' screen credits are "Cactus Flower", which won Goldie Hawn the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress, "Barefoot in the Park", "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers", "The Odd Couple", "Mame", "So I Married an Axe Murderer" , and the 1995 television production of "Bye Bye Birdie" add something


2009

He was married to Bea Arthur, who died in 2009 add something


Gene Saks died in 2015 add something

 

Saks died from pneumonia in his East Hampton home on March 28, 2015 at the age of 93 add something