Jerry Zaks Biography (1946-)

Born September 7, 1946, in Stuttgart, Germany; son of Sy (a butcher) and Lily(Gliksman) Zaks; married Jill P. Rose (an actress), January 14, 1979; children: Emma Rose. Addresses: AGENTS--(Directing) Helen Merrill, 337 W. 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011; (Acting) Monty Silver, 200 W. 57th Street, NewYork, NY 10019.

Nationality
German
Gender
Male
Birth Details
September 7, 1946
Stuttgart, Germany

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Kenickie, Grease, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1974.
  • Neal Tilden, The 1940's Radio Hour, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1978.
  • Al, One Crack Out, Marymount Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1978.
  • Charlie, Tintypes, Theatre at St. Peter's Church, then John Golden Theatre, both New York City, 1980.
  • Matt Friedman, Talley's Folly, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, 1982.
  • Milty Sterling, Isn't It Romantic?, Playwrights Horizons, then Lucille Lortel Theatre, both New York City, 1983.
  • Also appeared in Once in a Lifetime, Broadway production, 1977; and withthe Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1971-81; O'Neill Theatre Center,Waterford, CT, 1975; Phoenix Theatre Company, New York City, 1976-78; Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1978; Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1980; andat the Roundabout Theatre, New York City.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK; DIRECTOR
  • Beyond Therapy, Marymount Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1981.
  • Gemini and The Contest, both Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA,1982.
  • Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You and The Actor's Nightmare, both Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1982.
  • Baby with the Bathwater, Playwrights Horizons, 1983.
  • Black Comedy, Philadelphia Drama Guild, then Denver Center Theatre Company, Denver, CO, both 1984.
  • Baby with the Bathwater, Playwrights Horizons, 1983.
  • At Home, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1984.
  • The Foreigner, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1984.
  • Crossing the Bar, Playhouse 91 Theatre, New York City, 1985.
  • The Marriage of Bette and Boo, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, 1985.
  • The House of Blue Leaves, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1986.
  • Anything Goes, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1987.
  • Wenceslas Square, Public Theatre, 1988.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Director, Tintypes, U.S. cities, 1982.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; MOVIES
  • Carl Schnee, The Gentleman Bandit, CBS, 1981.
  • Also Attica, ABC, 1979; The Wall, CBS, 1982.
  • Credits; SPECIALS
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy: Kennedy Center Tribute to James Cagney, CBS, 1980.
  • Also appeared in Tuscaloosa's Calling Me, 1979.

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