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Tag: Alfred Uhry
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When Alfred Uhry was growing up in a German Jewish family in Atlanta, he didn't know what a bagel was. The word, "klutz" was as foreign to him as Chinese.
"I never attended a bar mitzvah, much less had one," Uhry, 66, said from his Manhattan home.
Instead, he sang the lead solo in a...
October 8, 1998 | 8:00 pmPulitzer Prize-winning playwright Alfred Uhry, 61, is a Southern Jew who defines himelf as someone who grew up in a community of genteel Southern Jews who wished they were Episcopalian.
It is a wry, almost mocking description that perhaps befits the author of "Driving Miss Daisy,"...
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