Film Director Arthur Penn
Film Director Arthur Penn. At the age of 77, he's just been hired as executive producer of the TV show Law and Order. The appointment is seen as a breakthrough for the elderly in Hollywood. Penn's films include Bonnie and Clyde, Little Big Man, The Miracle Worker, Alice's Restaurant and The Missouri Breaks. His film career lost steam in the 80s, and he went to Broadway. His shows included Two for the Seesaw and The Miracle Worker.
Copyright 2000 Fresh Air