Producer, Director, Theatre Owner/Operator, Writer
( b. Jan 15, 1911 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. May 17, 2006 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Biography: Cy Feuer was born Seymour Arnold Feuerman on January 15, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York to Ann Abrams and Herman Feuer, the manager of a Yiddish theater on Second Avenue on the Lower East Side. He studied at the Juilliard School and then played trumpet professionally at the Roxy Theater, Radio City Music Hall, and with Lionel Belasco's society orchestra. At Republic Pictures, he served as a musical director, arranger, and composer on various films. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He served as president and then chairman of The Broadway League (formerly called the League of American Theatres and Producers). He married Posy Lee Greenberg, with whom he had two children.
Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Cabaret," "Guys and Dolls," "A Chorus Line," "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," "Angel and the Badman," "Silk Stockings," "Adventures of Captain Marvel," "Can-Can," "Jeepers Creepers," "The Crimson Ghost" and "In Old California." Television Credits Include: "Working in the Theatre," "Omnibus," "The Ford Theatre Hour," "Cyclotrode 'X'," and "Lost Island of Kioga."
His 2003 autobiography, written with Ken Gross, is entitled "I Got the Show Right Here."
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on May 18, 2006.
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