Maurice Sendak

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 59
Maurice Bernard Sendak was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Born to Polish-Jewish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the Holocaust. Sendak also wrote works such as In the Night Kitchen,... read more

Maurice Bernard Sendak was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Born to Polish-Jewish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the Holocaust. Sendak also wrote works such as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, and illustrated many works by other authors including the Little Bear books by Else Holmelund Minarik.

Birth Name

Maurice Bernard Sendak

Born

Sunday, 10 June 1928

Died

Tuesday, 08 May 2012

Actor Filmography

Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story Himself / Self 2012
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak Self / Himself 2009
The Colbert Report Himself 2005
Angels in America Rabbi on Bench #2 2003
Last Dance Self 2002
American Masters Self 1986
Really Rosie Jenny's Bark 1975
Great Performances Self 1971
Galaxie Himself / Self 1966
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story Himself / Self 2012
Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak Self / Himself 2009
The Colbert Report Himself 2005
Angels in America Rabbi on Bench #2 2003
Last Dance Self 2002
American Masters Self 1986
Really Rosie Jenny's Bark 1975
Great Performances Self 1971
Galaxie Himself / Self 1966

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