David Pressman

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Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR [now Tbilisi, Georgia]
David Pressman began his career in the early 1930s as a teacher at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. In addition, he acted in Broadway productions and directed several other Broadway shows. A prominent director in the early days of television drama, Mr. Pressman had his career put on hold after his named appeared on a McCarthy blacklist. During his exile Mr. Pressman founded the acting department at Boston University. Pressman returned to Broadway where he directed Jason Robards in the his Tony Award winning role in "The Disenchanted". Read more...