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Julian Beck Edit Profile

actor , director , Producer , writer , Scenic designer

Julian Beck, American director, writer, scenic designer, actor, producer. Recipient Page One award Newspaper Guild New York, 1960, Obie award, 1960, 64, 69, 75, Brandeis University Creative Arts award, 1961, Grand Prix de Theatre de Nations, 1961, medallion Paris Theatre Critics Circle, 1961, Prix de l'Universite, 1961, New England Theatre Conference award, 1962, Olympio award (Italy), 1967, Maharam award (stage design), 1969.

Background

Beck, Julian was born on March 31, 1925 in New York City. Son of Irving and Mabel (Blum) Beck.

Education

Student, Yale University, 1942-1943; student, City College of New York, 1946-1949.

Achievements

  • Member Actors Equity Association

Membership

Member New York Committee for General Strike for Peace, 1961-1963. Vice chairman United States committee for Justice to Latin American Political Prisoners, 1973-1974. Sponsor American Friends of Brazil.

Member Actors Equity Association.

Connections

Married Judith Malina, October 30, 1948. 2 children.

father:
Irving Beck

mother:
Mabel (Blum) Beck

spouse:
Judith Malina