Michael Kanin

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Rochester, New York, USA
The older brother of writer/producer/director Garson Kanin, Michael Kanin was a fine talent in his own right. After serving a creative apprenticeship writing and acting in Catskill resort shows with his brother, Kanin worked as a commercial artist and musician. In 1939 he was signed to a screenwriting contract at RKO, where he met his future wife and frequent collaborator 'Fay Mitchell'. With another collaborator, Ring Lardner Jr. Read more...