On This Day

Moss Hart

Playwright Moss Hart

Profession: Playwright

United States of America

Why Famous: 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 G Kaufman & Moss Hart's "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 "The Man Who Came to Dinner" premieres in NYC, running until 1941 for 739 performances

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