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Byrne Piven

Actor
Male
Born Sep 24, 1929

Byrne Piven was an influential American stage actor, director, and co-founder of the Playwrights Theatre Club, a forerunner of The Second City.

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  • Debate Rages Over Piven's Plan To Fix Up Noyes Center
    Chicago Times - May 31, 2013
  • An Interview With Jeremy Piven, Star Of 'mr. Selfridge' New York Times
    Google News - Mar 29, 2013
  • Evanston's Piven Marks 40 Years Of Theater Lincolnshire Review
    Google News - Jun 14, 2011
  • Away From The Entourage But Not From The Whirl
    NYTimes - Oct 19, 2008

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1929 Birth Born on September 24, 1929.

TWENTIES

1954 24 Years Old Piven was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He came to Chicago in 1954 and met Joyce Hiller at the University of Chicago. … Read More

FORTIES

1972 42 Years Old In 1972, he and his wife started the Piven Theatre Workshop, partly to supplement their incomes, and partly to have something for their children to do after school. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 72 Years Old Died on February 18, 2002.
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