Adler, Luther, 1903-1984

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Luther Adler, an actor, was born May 4, 1903 in New York City. He began his career at the age of five when he joined his parents, Jacob P. and Sarah Adler, stars of the Yiddish theater, and his brothers and sisters on stage. Mr. Adler performed on Broadway, in stock and on tour. He appeared in over twenty-five films and on television. He was a founding member of the Group Theatre.

Luther Adler died December 8, 1984.

From the guide to the Luther Adler papers, 1890-1984, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Russell, A. J. Studio one-- "A criminal design" / adapted for Studio one by A.J. Russell from the Saturday Evening Post story, "Murder in the backroom" by William Fay. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Clifford Odets papers, 1926-1963 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Spies, Adrian. Desilu playhouse-- "Meeting at Apalachin" / by Adrian Spies. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Paul Muni collection, 1908-1980 (inclusive), 1932-1959 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Pogostin, S. Lee. Studio one summer theatre-- "The cauliflower heart" / adapted for Studio one by S. Lee Pogostin. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Elisabeth Fraser papers, 1920-1999 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Theatre Guild on the Air. Script of "Yellow Jack" presented by Theatre Guild on the Air [manuscript] 20 January, 1946. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Luther Adler papers, 1890-1984 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith Adler, Jacob P., 1855-1926 person
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Fraser, Elisabeth person
associatedWith Group Theatre (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963 person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Theatre Guild on the Air. corporateBody
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Birth 1903-05-04

Death 1984-12-08

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