Garson Kanin
Date of Birth
Nov 24, 1912
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY


Younger brother of scriptwriter Michael Kanin. Garson Kanin acted in and directed theatrical productions in the 1930s, and in 1938 began directing films. His notable early films include the comedies The Great Man Votes (1938), Bachelor Mother (1939), and Tom, Dick And Harry (1941). During World War II he produced and directed several documentaries for the Office of Emergency Management; he also...