Spoto, Donald, 1941-....

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Birth 1941-06-28
Americans
English

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Spoto was born June 28, 1941 in New Rochelle, NY; BA, Iona College, 1963; MA (1966) and Ph. D. (1970), Fordham Univ.; taught at New School for Social Research, NYC, 1975-86; began teaching at Univ. of So. California in 1987; visiting lecturer, British Film Institute, National Film Theatre, London, 1980-86; published biographical studies of filmmakers Stanley Kramer, Alfred Hitchcock, Preston Sturges, playwright Tennessee Williams, and actors Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Lotte Lenya, Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Taylor, Ingrid Bergman, and James Dean.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1940-1988. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38060739

Biography

Spoto was born June 28, 1941 in New Rochelle, New York; BA, Iona College, 1963; MA (1966) and Ph.D. (1970), Fordham University; taught at New School for Social Research, New York City, 1975-86; began teaching at University of Southern California in 1987; visiting lecturer, British Film Institute, National Film Theatre, London, 1980-86; published biographical studies of filmmakers Stanley Kramer, Alfred Hitchcock, Preston Sturges, playwright Tennessee Williams, and actors Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Lotte Lenya, Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Taylor, Ingrid Bergman, and James Dean.

From the guide to the Donald Spoto Papers, ca. 1940-1988, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Motion picture actors and actresses--Research
  • Motion picture producers and directors--Research
  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources

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  • Motion picture producers and directors--Research
  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
  • Motion picture actors and actresses--Research

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