Joseph Papp

Producer, Actor
Joseph Papp worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Papp worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Such Good Friends" (1971) starring Dyan ... Read more »
Born: 06/22/1921 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Producer (4)

Talk Radio 1988 (Movie)

original producer(New York Shakespeare Festival Production) (Producer)

Plenty 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Pirates of Penzance 1983 (Movie)

(Producer)

King Lear 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Producer

Biography

Joseph Papp worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Papp worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Such Good Friends" (1971) starring Dyan Cannon, "King Lear" (PBS, 1973-74) and "That Championship Season" (1982). Papp had a diverse career throughout the eighties and the nineties, including "The Pirates of Penzance" with Kevin Kline (1983), "Plenty" (1985) starring Meryl Streep, "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" (CBS, 1987-88), "Talk Radio" with Eric Bogosian (1988) and "American Tribute to Vaclav Havel and a Celebration of Democracy in Czechoslovakia" (PBS, 1989-1990). Toward the end of his career, Papp acted in the Al Hirschfeld documentary "The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story" (1996). Papp was married to Gail Papp and had five children. Joseph Papp passed away in October 1991 at the age of 70.

Relationships

Barbara Mosser

Daughter

Miranda Papp Odani

Daughter

Susan Lippman

Daughter

Michael Faulkner

Son

Philip Martel

Brother

Anna Huberfield

Sister

Rhoda Lifschutz

Sister

Gail Papp

Wife
married January 18, 1976

Anthony Papp

Son
died of complications from AIDS in August 1991

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