|Birth Day||June 22, 1921|
|Birth Place||New York|
|Age||99 YEARS OLD|
Producer of Broadway hits and the New York Shakespeare Festival.
He studied under Eulalie Spence.
He founded an arts organization in New York City called The Public Theater in 1954.
He was born to two Jewish immigrants from Russia named Yetta (nee Miritch), who was a seamstress, and Samuel Papirofsky, who was a trunk maker.
He and Vic Tayback were both born in Brooklyn.