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Leo Hurwitz

Born: Jun 23, 1909

Death: Jan 18, 1991

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Leo Hurwitz

Date of Birth : Jun 23, 1909
Date of Death : Jan 18, 1991
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Leo Hurwitz was an American documentary filmmaker. Among the films he directed were Native Land and Verdict for Tomorrow, the Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning film of the Eichmann trial. He was blacklisted during the McCarthy period for his strong left-wing political beliefs.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Cinematographer
  • Film director
  • Film Editor

Also known as

  • Leo T. Hurwitz


  • Jane Dudley
  • Peggy Lawson
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