Herb Gardner


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Birth Name: Herb Gardner
Born: 12/28/1934
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 09/24/2003

The Brooklyn native began his career as a commercial artist and also created and wrote a comic strip called "The Nebbishes" for eight years. Following the success of "A Thousand Clowns", Gardner wrote and directed "The Goodbye People", a notorious 1968 flop that focused on a man who wants to open a tropical drink stand on a beach boardwalk. It took nearly seven years before his next play, the uneven "Thieves" hit the boards and a troubled out-of-town tryout (the original leading lady quit) did not help word of mouth when it hit Broadway. Gardner's one attempt at a musical, as both lyricist and book writer for "One Night Stand" did not even officially open on Broadway although it played sever... Continue Bio >>


Popular Movies:
1996-12-24 I'm Not Rappaport
1987-05-15 Ishtar
1984-10-01 The Goodbye People
1977-01-01 Thieves
Who Is Harry Kellerman, and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?
A Thousand Clowns
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