Adolph Green

Wonderful Town  (Musical)
1914 - 2002

Adolph Green  American Composer


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Adolph Green passed away on 23rd Oct 2002 aged 87.


Adolph Green was previously married to Phyllis Newman (1960 - 2002), Allyn Ann McLerie (1945 - 1953) and Elizabeth Reitell (1941 - 1944).


American Composer Adolph Green was born on 2nd December, 1914 in The Bronx, NY and passed away on 23rd Oct 2002 New York City, New York aged 87. He is most remembered for Billion Dollar Baby. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Adolph Green is a member of the following lists: Jewish American songwriters, 20th-century American musicians and 20th-century dramatists and playwrights.


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Married3 44 years, 9 months 19 years, 11 months 4 years, 7 months
Total3 44 years, 9 months 19 years, 11 months 4 years, 7 months


First Name Adolph
Last Name Green
Age 87 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd December, 1914
Birthplace The Bronx, NY
Died 23rd October, 2002
Place of Death New York City, New York
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Nationality American
Occupation Text Playwright/Songwriter
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Billion Dollar Baby
Year(s) Active 1944–2002
Father Daniel Green
Mother Helen Weiss
Friend Robert Capa, Irwin Shaw, Peter Viertel, Jerome Robbins, Betty Comden, Leonard Bernstein, Judy Holiday, Gene Kelly

Adolph Green (December 2, 1914  – October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright who, with long-time collaborator Betty Comden, penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved movie musicals, particularly as part of Arthur Freed's production unit at Metro Goldwyn Mayer, during the genre's heyday. Many people thought the pair were married; they were not, but they shared a unique comic genius and sophisticated wit that enabled them to forge a six-decade-long partnership that produced some of Hollywood and Broadway's greatest hits.

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Adolph Green87 SagittariusComposer
Phyllis Newman83 PiscesActress
Allyn Ann McLerie89 SagittariusActress
Elizabeth Reitell-


AmandaFemale29th December, 196352 years old


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