Biography

Stanley Kauffmann

Stanley Kauffmann

Stanley Jules Kauffmann (1916-2013) was an actor, stage manager, author, playwright and later, a noted theatre and film critic for the New York Times and The New Republic.

In 1944 his children’s play Bobino, about a child who can understand the language of animals, was produced at the New School for Social Research. It was notable chiefly for being Marlon Brando’s first professional engagement, as a guard who gets hit on the head and falls down.

Stanley Kauffmann