Moss Hart

Playwright Moss Hart

Profession: Playwright

United States of America

Biography: Known for his plays and Broadway hit like Once in a Lifetime, You Can't Take It With You and A Star Is Born.

Born: October 24, 1904
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: December 20, 1961 (aged 57)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1946-08-10 Playwright Moss Hart (41) weds singer and actress Kitty Carlisle (35)

Historical Events

  • 1927-12-28 George Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Royal Family" premieres in NYC
  • 1938-08-23 "You Can’t Take It With You" from the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur premieres. Best Picture (1939)
  • 1938-10-08 George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart's play "Fabulous Invalid" premieres in NYC
  • 1939-01-21 George Kaufman and Moss Hart's "American Way" premieres in NYC
  • 1939-10-16 George Kaufman and Moss Hart's comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner" opens at the Music Box Theatre, NYC; runs for 739 performances
  • 1967-05-27 James Lipton and Laurence Rosenthal's musical "Sherry!", based on George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's play "The Man Who Came to Dinner" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 72 performances

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