Lee Guber

Theater Impresario
Born Nov 20, 1920

Lee Guber was an American theater impresario, who produced several Broadway theatre productions and developed a chain of entertainment venues in suburban locations along the East Coast.

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    Google News - Aug 16, 2011
  • Fine Tuning Column For Friday, April 22 Vancouver Sun
    Google News - Apr 23, 2011
  • Corrections
    NYTimes - Jun 29, 2009
  • Shelly Gross, 88, Producer For Broadway And Suburbs
    NYTimes - Jun 25, 2009


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Lee Guber.


1920 Birth Guber was born in Philadelphia on November 20, 1920. … Read More


1955 35 Years Old Guber went into the nightclub business, and joined his childhood friend Shelly Gross and Frank Ford in creating a musical theater in Devon, Pennsylvania in 1955 called the Valley Forge Music Fair. … Read More


1963 43 Years Old In December 1963 Guber was married to Barbara Walters, then a reporter for NBC, beginning a marriage that lasted 13 years.
1968 48 Years Old Their daughter Jacqueline Dena Guber was born in 1968 and adopted by the couple the same year.


1982 62 Years Old His third marriage was in 1982 to Lois Wyse, with whom he remained married until his death. … Read More
1988 68 Years Old A resident of Manhattan's Upper East Side, Guber died at age 67 on March 27, 1988, at his home due to brain cancer.
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