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Marc Monroe Siegel Edit Profile

director , writer , television and film producer

Marc Monroe Siegel, American Television and film producer, writer, director. Peabody award, 1979, 84; Gabriel award National Association Catholic Broadcasters, 1979; Emmy award, 1984, Christopher award, 1984; also several awards Freedoms Foundation.


Siegel, Marc Monroe was born on December 8, 1916 in New York City. Son of Isaac and Annie N. (Natelson) Siegel.


Bachelor of Arts, Washington Square College, 1936;Master of Arts, New York University School Education, 1938.


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  • Other Work

    • Free-lance magazine writer, especially for: New Yorker mag, 1948-1950. Writer: Eternal Light radio series, NBC, New York City, 1950-1960. Writer-dir-producer: Directions, ABC-television, New York City, 1961-1978.

      Executive producer chief writer: Heritage: Civilization and the Jews, W National Educational Television, New York City, 1978-1984. Author: feature screenplays A Child is Crying, 1961, The Young Adventurers, 1963. ABC News Bicentennial specialists Rendezvous With Freedom, 1973, The Right to Believe, 1975, The Will to Be Free, 1976.

      ABC News feature The Panama Canal, 1977 (Writers Guild award). (Recipient numerous awards, including: Edinburgh Film Festival award 1948, Venice Film Festival award 1962, Cannes Film Festival award 1964, Eternal Light award Jewish Theological Seminary American 1969).


Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member National Academy television Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild American East (council 1972-1973, 78-79, 84-88, awards 1959, 73, 78, 85, Jablow Memorial award 1988, advisor literature journal On Writing 1993^), Directors Guild American.


Married Anne Dorothy Fishman, September 8, 1940. 1 son, Peter Kieve.

Isaac Siegel

Annie N. (Natelson) Siegel

Anne Dorothy Fishman