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Television personality

James Lipton, American television personality. Recipient Lifetime Achievement Emmy, National Academy Television Arts & Sciences, 2007, Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres., French Republican. Member of Aircraft Onwers and Pilots Association.

Background

Lipton, James was born on September 19, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Lawrence and Betty (Weinberg) Lipton.

Education

Student, Wayne State University.

Career

Founding dean The Actors Studio Drama School, New School University, New York City, 1994—2004, dean emeritus, since 2004. Host Inside the Actors Studio, since 1994.

Works

Membership

Member of Aircraft Onwers and Pilots Association.

Connections

Married Nina Foch, 1954 (divorced 1959). Married Kedakai Turner, 1970.

father:
Lawrence Lipton

mother:
Betty (Weinberg) Lipton

spouse:
Nina Foch

spouse:
Kedakai Turner