Gender
Male
Born
circa 1912
Died
circa 1974
Press Advertising Promotions
Comments
Biography: Samuel J. Friedman was a press agent that worked with performers such as Bette Davis, Jackie Gleason and Gypsy Rose Lee. He began his career working for the Shubert Organization on "You Never Know." He also did publicity for Playboy Enterprises and the United Artists film studio, promoting films such as "The Ten Commandments" and "West Side Story."

Trivia:
The Manhattan Theater Club renamed its Biltmore Theater after him. It is now the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.
An Evening With Richard Nixon and... (Apr 30, 1972 - May 13, 1972)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
  • Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman
PlaySatireOriginal
That's Entertainment (Apr 14, 1972 - Apr 16, 1972)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hedda Gabler (Feb 17, 1971 - Jun 19, 1971)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayDramaRevival
A Doll's House (Jan 13, 1971 - Jun 26, 1971)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayDramaRevival
The Me Nobody Knows (Dec 18, 1970 - Nov 14, 1971)
  • Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalOriginal
The Rothschilds (Oct 19, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972)
  • Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalOriginal
Oh! Calcutta! (Jun 17, 1969 - Aug 12, 1972)
  • Press Associate: Samuel J. Friedman
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
    • Replacement
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Only Game in Town (May 20, 1968 - Jun 01, 1968)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
That Summer - That Fall (Mar 16, 1967 - Mar 25, 1967)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
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Fair Game for Lovers (Feb 10, 1964 - Feb 15, 1964)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
Pajama Tops (May 31, 1963 - Jul 13, 1963)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayRevival
Take Me Along (Oct 22, 1959 - Dec 17, 1960)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
    • Replacement
MusicalComedyOriginal
Billy Barnes Revue (Aug 04, 1959 - Oct 17, 1959)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalRevueOriginal
Les Ballets Africains (Feb 16, 1959 - Mar 28, 1959)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
SpecialDance BalletOriginal
Miss Isobel (Dec 26, 1957 - Feb 08, 1958)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
Rumple (Nov 06, 1957 - Dec 14, 1957)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Compulsion (Oct 24, 1957 - Feb 22, 1958)
  • Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
The Cave Dwellers (Oct 19, 1957 - Jan 11, 1958)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
Romanoff and Juliet (Oct 10, 1957 - Sep 13, 1958)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayComedyOriginal
Mask and Gown (Sep 10, 1957 - Oct 12, 1957)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalRevueOriginal
Sixth Finger in a Five Finger Glove (Oct 08, 1956 - Oct 09, 1956)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
Champagne Complex (Apr 12, 1955 - Apr 30, 1955)
  • Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayFarceOriginal
The Golden Apple (Apr 20, 1954 - Aug 07, 1954)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Be Your Age (Jan 14, 1953 - Jan 17, 1953)
  • Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayComedyOriginal
Two's Company (Dec 15, 1952 - Mar 08, 1953)
  • Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalRevueOriginal
Diamond Lil (Sep 14, 1951 - Nov 10, 1951)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayComedy MelodramaRevival
Pardon Our French (Oct 05, 1950 - Jan 06, 1951)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalRevueOriginal
At War With the Army (Mar 08, 1949 - Jul 16, 1949)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
    • Replacement
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Jenny Kissed Me (Dec 23, 1948 - Jan 08, 1949)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayComedyOriginal
Lend an Ear (Dec 16, 1948 - Jan 21, 1950)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Play's the Thing (Apr 28, 1948 - Dec 18, 1948)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayComedyRevival
Joy to the World (Mar 18, 1948 - Jul 03, 1948)
  • Publicity: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
Finian's Rainbow (Jan 10, 1947 - Oct 02, 1948)
  • General Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Trio (Dec 29, 1944 - Feb 24, 1945)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayOriginal
Down to Miami (Sep 11, 1944 - Sep 16, 1944)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayComedyOriginal
The Searching Wind (Apr 12, 1944 - Jan 20, 1945)
  • Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
PlayDramaOriginal
Star and Garter (Jun 24, 1942 - Dec 04, 1943)
  • Company Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman
MusicalRevueOriginal

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