Morris Carnovsky
Date of Birth
Sep 05, 1898
Birth Place:
St. Louis, MO


The son of a St. Louis grocer, Morris Carnovsky was briefly associated with the Yiddish Theatre before attending Washington University. Carnovsky spent his earliest professional years in the Henry Jewitt and E. E. Clive stock companies, and also worked at the legendary Provincetown Playhouse. In 1931, he was among the charter members of the Group Theatre, remaining with that organization for...