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Lumet, Sidneylocked

(25 June 1924–09 April 2011)
  • Ann T. Keene

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Lumet, Sidney (25 June 1924–09 April 2011), film director, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Baruch Lumet (pronounced Loo-MET), an immigrant from Poland, and Eugenia Wermus Lumet. Both parents were theatrical professionals, and a few years after Sidney's birth they moved to New York City to join the Yiddish Art Theater. Baruch Lumet also wrote and produced radio programs for Jewish audiences. Sidney made his own professional debut at the age of four on one of his father's shows, ...

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