Date of Birth:
8 November 1921
Gene Saks played in 3 and created 2 movies in the Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music genres.
Gene Saks got succeed with average imdb rating 10.8.
Trained at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School for Social Research; education received at Cornell University.
Early career was spent as an Actors Studio-trained actor making his debut on Broadway in "South Pacific."
Won Broadway's Tony Award three Times: as Best Director (Musical), in 1977 for "I Love My Wife," and as Best Director (Play), in 1983 for "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and in 1985 for "Biloxi Blues." He was also Tony-nominated on four other occasions: as Best Director (Musical), in 1965 for "Half a Sixpence" and in 1966 for "Mame," as Best Director (Dramatic), in 1975 for "Same Time, Next Year;" and as Best Director (Play) in 1991 for "Lost in Yonkers."
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