Harold Hecht
Date of Birth
Jun 01, 1907
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Harold Hecht spent the first half of his life in show business as a performer. After attending the American Laboratory Theatre in his native New York City, Hecht acted in Shakespearean and Chekhovian productions, then danced with the Martha Graham and Metropolitan Opera troupes. He came to Hollywood in 1932 as a dance director at Paramount Pictures. In the mid-1930s, Hecht left Hollywood to work...