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Joel Oliansky, American author, director. Recipient Emmy award, 1971, Humanitas prize, 1975, Writers Guild award 1975.

Background

Oliansky, Joel was born on October 11, 1935 in New York City. Son of Albert and Florence (Shaw) Oliansky.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Yale, 1962. Bachelor, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1959.

Career

Playwright-in-residence, Yale, 1962-1964;co-founder, Hartford Stage Company, 1963;writer, Universal Studios, since 1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Shame, Shame on the Johnson Boys!, 1966. Writer, director: The Competition, 1980, The Silence at Bethany, 1987, Bird, 1988.

Connections

Children: Ingrid, Adam.

father:
Albert Oliansky

mother:
Florence (Shaw) Oliansky

children:
Ingrid Oliansky

Adam Oliansky