Gene Saks

Gene Saks

Director

Gene Saks, who directed numerous works by Neil Simon, both on stage and on screen, winning Tony Awards for three of his efforts, died March 28 of pneumonia in East Hampton, NY. He was 93.

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  • Also known as: Jean Michael Saks
  • Born: Nov 8, 1921 in New York, New York
  • Death: Mar 28, 2015 in East Hampton, NY

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1987 Outstanding Director of a Play Broadway Bound Nominee
1985 Outstanding Director of a Play Biloxi Blues Nominee
1977 Outstanding Director of a Musical I Love My Wife Nominee
1975 Outstanding Director of a Play Same Time, Next Year Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1991 Outstanding Director Lost in Yonkers Winner
Tony Award
1991 Best Direction of a Play Lost in Yonkers Nominee
1985 Best Direction of a Play Biloxi Blues Winner
1983 Best Direction of a Play Brighton Beach Memoirs Winner
1977 Best Direction of a Musical I Love My Wife Winner
1975 Best Direction of a Play Same Time, Next Year Nominee
1966 Best Direction of a Musical Mame Nominee
1965 Best Direction of a Musical Half a Sixpence Nominee
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