Milestones

Died. Elia Kazan, 94, director of pioneering stage productions of A Streetcar Named Desire and Death of a Salesman and the movies On the Waterfront and East of Eden; in New York City. Kazan's films earned a total of 21 Academy Awards, including for best director for Gentleman's Agreement and On the Waterfront. In 1947, Kazan co-founded the Actors Studio, which spawned several generations of famous stage and screen stars. He also gave Marlon Brando, James Dean and Warren Beatty their first major roles. Kazan made numerous industry enemies by cooperating with the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1952, naming eight...

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