Adolph Green

Wonderful Town  (Musical)
1914 - 2002

Adolph Green  American Composer


Adolph Green passed away on 23rd Oct 2002 aged 87. His last relationship was when Phyllis Newman was married to Adolph Green from 31st January, 1960 to October, 2002.


Adolph Green was previously married to Phyllis Newman (1959 - 2002), Allyn Ann McLerie (1944 - 1953) and Elizabeth Reitell (1940 - 1944).

Adolph Green had 2 children, Adam and Amanda (52).


Adolph Green is a 87 year old American Composer. Born on 2nd December, 1914 in The Bronx, NY, he is famous for Billion Dollar Baby in a career that spans 1944–2002. 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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Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship43 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship3 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length18 yrs, 10 mths
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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Frasier1993WalterTV Show
I Want to Go Home1989Joey WellmanMovie
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Lily in Love1984Jerry SilberMovie
My Favorite Year1982Leo SilverMovie
Simon1980Commune leaderMovie
Greenwich Village1944Revuer (uncredited)Movie




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