|Occupation:||Celebrity Family Member|
|Birth Day:||November 8, 1921|
|Death Date:||Mar 28, 2015 (age 93)|
|Birth Place:||New York City, United States|
Husband of Bea Arthur who directed many popular Broadway plays.
As per our current Database, Gene Saks died on Mar 28, 2015 (age 93).
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He studied at Cornell and the Dramatic Workshop of The New School in New York.
Saks made his acting debut on Broadway in South Pacific in 1949. On stage he also appeared in e. e. cummings' Him, A Shot in the Dark, The Tenth Man and A Thousand Clowns, in the role of Leo "Chuckles The Chipmunk" Herman, which he reprised in the film version. He portrayed Jack Lemmon's brother in the screen adaptation of Simon's The Prisoner of Second Avenue, and also appeared in Nobody's Fool starring Paul Newman.
Saks was married to fellow Actors Studio member actress Bea Arthur, from 1950 until 1978. The couple had two sons, by adoption: Matthew (born in 1961), an actor, and Daniel (born in 1964), a set designer. He also had a daughter by his second wife Keren Saks. Saks succumbed to pneumonia at his East Hampton residence on March 28, 2015, aged 93.
Currently, Gene Saks is 99 years, 8 months and 16 days old. Gene Saks will celebrate 100th birthday on a Monday 8th of November 2021.
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