biographical name Clifford 1906-1963 American dramatist

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  • Odets —   [əʊ dets], Clifford, amerikanischer Dramatiker, * Philadelphia (Pa.) 18. 7. 1906, ✝ Los Angeles (Calif.) 15. 8. 1963; schrieb in den 30er Jahren sozialkritische, v. a. die Probleme der unteren Mittelklasse in der Depressionszeit spiegelnde,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Odets — [ō dets′] Clifford 1906 63; U.S. playwright …   English World dictionary

  • Odets — Clifford Odets 1937 Clifford Odets (* 18. Juli 1906 in Philadelphia; † 18. August 1963 in Glendale) war ein amerikanischer Bühnen und Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Odets — noun United States playwright (1906 1963) • Syn: ↑Clifford Odets • Instance Hypernyms: ↑dramatist, ↑playwright …   Useful english dictionary

  • Odets — /oh dets /, n. Clifford, 1906 63, U.S. dramatist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Odets — O•dets [[t]oʊˈdɛts[/t]] n. big Clifford, 1906–63, U.S. playwright …   From formal English to slang

  • ODETS, CLIFFORD — (1906–1963), U.S playwright. Born in Philadelphia and raised in the Bronx, New York, Odets became an actor at the age of 15. He was a cofounder of the Group Theater, where his one act play, Waiting for Lefty (1935), based on the New York taxi… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ODETS (C.) — ODETS CLIFFORD (1906 1963) Clifford Odets est le dramaturge américain le plus représentatif des années trente. Bien que sa carrière littéraire se soit poursuivie jusqu’à l’époque de la guerre froide, c’est la dépression, à la fois point de départ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Odets, Clifford — born July 18, 1906, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Aug. 14, 1963, Hollywood, Calif. U.S. playwright. He acted with repertory companies in 1923–28 and joined the Group Theatre in 1931. His first play, the social protest drama Waiting for Lefty… …   Universalium

  • Odets, Clifford — (1906–63)    US playwright. Clifford Odets was a prominent member of that group of playwrights whose experience of the depression found expression in a theatre of social protest and hard hitting realism. He was born in Philadelphia but spent his… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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