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Elia Kazan born Elias Kazantzoglou, Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".He was born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, to ethnic Greek parents.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHN2SbtrFoo