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actor , director , Producer , writer

Peter Goldfarb, American producer, director, actor, writer. Member Directors Guild American Lodges: Shambhala.

Background

Goldfarb, Peter was born on February 3, 1941 in New York City. Son of Philip and Helen (Kline) Goldfarb.

Education

Bachelor in Theater cum laude, University of Michigan, 1962; graduate film school, University of California at Los Angeles, 1963.

Career

Program executive, NBC-television, New York City, 1966-1970; independent theatrical, television, film production/direction, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer, director: numerous films, television and theatrical productions including This is Marshall McLuhan (1st prize Chicago International Film Festival 1967), Good Day, 1967, Africa and I (1st prize Chicago International Film Festival 1968), Passport to Prague (1st prize Chicago International Film Festival 1968), Pinter People (1st prize Chicago International Film Festival 1969), Music! with the Beatles and Jefferson Airplane, 1969, Fellini: A Director's Notebook, 1970 (Emmy award nomination, Peabody award 1970), Rocco Papaleo, 1972, Moscow/New York Live, 1986, Hair, 1989, Cavalleria Rusticana, 1990, A Life in the Theatre (Mamet), 1994, Hamlet, 1995, The Dresser, 1996 (Dramalogue award for best actor).

Membership

Member Directors Guild American Lodges: Shambhala.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: opera, art history, studying Greco-Roman, Renaissance andAsian cultures.

Connections

father:
Philip Goldfarb

mother:
Helen (Kline) Goldfarb