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Also Known As: Morton Tecosky Died: January 29, 1989
Born: March 7, 1914 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: director, producer, actor, dinner theater director

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Jean D'Yd was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1923, he made his film debut in "La dame de Monsoreau." In 1940, he appeared in "The Emigrant." In 1959, he played his final film role in "Les naufrageurs." D'Yd began his career with a role in "The Passion of Joan of Arc" (1927) with Maria Falconetti. D'Yd then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "Entente Cordiale" (1939). Later in his career, D'Yd acted in the Jean Marais drama "L' Eternel Retour" (1947). D'Yd passed away in May 1964 at the age of 84.

Jean D'Yd was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1923, he made his film debut in "La dame de Monsoreau." In 1940, he appeared in "The Emigrant." In 1959, he played his final film role in "Les naufrageurs." D'Yd began his career with a role in "The Passion of Joan of Arc" (1927) with Maria Falconetti. D'Yd then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "Entente Cordiale" (1939). Later in his career, D'Yd acted in the Jean Marais drama "L' Eternel Retour" (1947). D'Yd passed away in May 1964 at the age of 84.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Island of Love (1963) Director
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  The Music Man (1962) Director
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  Auntie Mame (1958) Director

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1937:
Co-founded Civic Repertory Theater, Dayton
1942:
Broadway acting debut in "The Skin of Our Teeth"
1949:
Broadway directing debut with "She Stoops to Conquer," New York City Center
1954:
First hit as Broadway director "Plain and Fancy"
1958:
Film directing debut with "Auntie Mame"
1958:
Honorary Doctorate from Temple University
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Education

Temple University: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania -
University of Philadelphia: -

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