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director , playwright , author

Henry Denker, American Playwright, author, director. Bar: New York 1935. Recipient Peabody award, 1949; Christopher award, 1953; Emmy award, 1948. Member Academy television Arts and Sciences (county), Authors League (county), Dramatists Guild (member county 1967-1969), Authors Guild, Writers' Guild.

Background

Denker, Henry was born on November 25, 1912 in New York City. Son of Max and Jennie (Geller) Denker.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, New York Law School, 1934.

Career

Practiced law, New York City, 1935-1938;executive, Research Institute American, New York City, 1936-1937;tax consultant, Standard Statistics subsidiary Standard and Poor, New York City, 1937-1939. Lecturer dramatic writing American Theatre Wing, 1961-1963, College of the Desert.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1935.

Works

Membership

Member Academy television Arts and Sciences (county), Authors League (county), Dramatists Guild (member county 1967-1969), Authors Guild, Writers' Guild.

Connections

Married Edith Rose Heckman, December 5, 1942.

father:
Max Denker

mother:
Jennie (Geller) Denker

spouse:
Edith Rose Heckman