Skip to comments.Martin Gottfried, Theater Critic and Author, Dies at 80
Posted on 03/08/2014 7:57:23 PM PST by EveningStar
Martin Gottfried, a drama critic and the author of several biographies of entertainers and playwrights as well as two influential studies of the Broadway musical, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 80.
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Is that Gilbert’s dad?
Modified a bit from the show Big Bang Theory:
Sheldon Copper takes acting lessons from Penny because a teacher needs to take the responsibility to communicate with the students. He says to Penny that he had studied Martin Gottfried, Stanislav, Stella Adler, Uda Hagen, and Henry Winkler’s Aaaay, I’m an Actor
No mention. They’re both from Brooklyn and 22 years apart in age.
His book on the bizarre and influential Jed Harris was hilarious! Particularly his funeral, presided over by his equally bizarre son, Jones Harris. Must dig out that book from my attic...