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Walter Kerr

Actor and Theatre Critic Walter Kerr

Full Name: Walter Francis Kerr
Profession: Actor and Theatre Critic

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Won a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1978 for "articles on the theater".

In 1990, the former Ritz Theater on West 48th St in New York was renamed the Walter Kerr Theatre in his honor.

Born: July 8, 1913
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: October 9, 1996 (aged 83)
Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

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