Jed Harris

Born Feb 25, 1900

Jed Harris was a renowned Austrian-American theater producer and director, and writer of film.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jed Harris.


1900 Birth Jed Harris was born in Vienna, Austria, on February 25, 1900. … Read More


1925 25 Years Old Jed Harris produced and directed 31 shows between 1925 and 1956. … Read More
1929 29 Years Old While many of his hit plays were translated for the silver screen, Jed Harris was hesitant to make the jump to working on films. His first foray into film was when a play he collaborated on, entitled Broadway, was adapted in 1929.


1932 32 Years Old He had a relationship with Henry Fonda's first wife Margaret Sullavan around 1932/4.


1952 52 Years Old However starting with the 1952 film The Light Touch, starring George Sanders, Harris wrote the story for a trio of films including Night People starring Gregory Peck and Buddy Ebsen, and Operation Mad Ball, starring Jack Lemmon, Dick York, and Mickey Rooney. … Read More


1979 79 Years Old Died in 1979.
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