Elia Kazan, Influential Director, Dies at 94

Mr. Kazan’s achievements in theater and cinema helped define the American experience for more than a generation. For Broadway, his legendary productions included “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “Death of a Salesman.” His movie classics included “On the Waterfront” and “East of Eden.” —Elia Kazan, Influential Director, Dies at 94 (NY Times)

Since the link to this long profile will probably die soon, here’s a link to the much sparser Kazan article on Wikipedia. (I wrote the first draft of that mabye a year ago… someone else has already updated it to reflect Kazan’s death.)