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film director. , television and theatre producer

Fred Hayden Coe, American television and theatre producer, film director. Recipient Peabody award, 1952-1953.


Coe, Fred Hayden was born on December 23, 1914 in Alligator, Mississippi, United States. Son of Frederick Hayden and Annette (Harroll) Coe.


Student Peabody College for Teachers. Student fine arts, Yale.


Producer, director NBC-television, 1947-1957, Philco-Goodyear Playhouse, Mr. Peepers, Producer’s Showcase, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Playhouse 90, 1957-1960. Theatrical prodns. (New York City).

1945-1979; Trip to Bountiful, Two For the Seesaw, The Miracle Worker, All The Way Home, Gideon, A Thousand Clowns, Wait Until Dark. Fiddler on the Roof, Promenade All. Director Night Watch.

Motion picture prodns.: The Left Handed Gun, The Miracle Worker, A Thousand Clowns (also director), Me Natalie (also directory).


Married second, Joyce Beeler, August, 1952. Children: John Hayden, Laurence Anne, Sue Anne, Samuel Hayden.

Frederick Hayden Coe

Annette (Harroll) Coe

Joyce Beeler

John Hayden Coe

Laurence Anne Coe

Sue Anne Coe

Samuel Hayden Coe