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Born: December 15, 1952

JULIE TAYMOR Date of Birth: December 15, 1952 The first woman to win a Tony Award for directing a Broadway musical, Julie Taymor was born in Newton, Massachusetts. She showed an interest in theater at an early age, staging shows with her sister in their backyard. By the time she was 10, she joined the Boston Children's Theater Company and then at 16, went to study in Paris at L'Ecole de Mime with Jacques Lecoq. At Oberlin College in Ohio, Taymor earned a degree in folklore and... See All

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