Thursday, January 22, 2015

RIP Gene Lasko

RIP Gene Lasko
 
New York Times
January 19, 2015
 
LASKO--Gene, was a producer-director who worked with such esteemed actors as Dustin Hoffman and Marlon Brando. An Emmy Award winner, he directed and associate produced over 150 daytime television shows. Mr. Lasko was active in founding The National Theatre of the Deaf. He taught at NYU and SUNY Purchase, and chaired the Directing Department at the Actors Studio Drama School at the New School. He is survived by his nieces Joan Friedland and Margaret Crastnopol.
 
LASKO, Gene (Eugene V. Lasko)
Born: 193?, U.S.A.
Died: 1/19/2015, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
 
Gene Lasko’s westerns – producer, creative consultant:
Little Big Man – 1970 [associate producer]
When Legends Die – 1972 [producer]
The Missouri Breaks – 1976 [creative consultant]

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