Moss Hart (24 October, 1904 – 20 December, 1961) was an American theater directory, playwright and TV personality.
- Moss Hart was born in New York City to Jewish Immigrants. The Moss family lived in The Bronx.
- Hart was attached to his Aunt Kate who piqued his interest in theater.
- Hart got his directorial start in amateur theaters and summer resorts.
- Once in a Lifetime, a comedy about the arrival of sound in Hollywood, was Hart’s first Broadway hit.
- Hart’s play, You Can’t Take It With You, won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for drama.
- Hart was the host of an early television game show, Answer Yes or No, in 1950
- Characters in Hart’s play, The Man Who Came To Dinner, are based on Alexander Woollcott (critic and friend), Noël Coward, Harpo Marx and Gertrude Lawrence.
- Hart won the Tony for Best Director in 1956 for My Fair Lady.
- Hart was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay of 1947’s Gentleman’s Agreement, 1952’s Hans Christian Andersen, and 1954’s A Star Is Born.
- Moss Hart was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1972, 11 years after his death.
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Moss Hart was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1972, 11 years after his death.
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