Jerome Lawrence Biography (1915-)

Born Jerome Lawrence Schwartz, July 14, 1915, in Cleveland, Ohio; son of Samuel (a printer) and Sarah (a poet; maiden name, Rogen) Schwartz. Addresses: OFFICE--21056 Las Flores Mesa Drive, Malibu, CA 90265.

From materials supplied by Jerome Lawrence, CTFT learned that the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute, located on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, is one of the major theatrical research centers in the world. Among its extensive collection covering the theatre history of the Western world from the Medieval period to the modern day are play texts, criticalworks, promptbooks, posters, playbills, original costume and scene designs,and biographies of actors, writers, producers, and directors.

Birth Details
July 14, 1915
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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February 29, 2004: Lawrence died on February 29, 2004, at his home inMalibu, California, from complications related to a stroke. He was 88. Source: New York Times, March 2, 2004, p. B9(L);,, March 3, 2004.

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