Russel Crouse

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Russel Crouse

Wrote, along with partner Howard Lindsay, “Life with Father” and “Sound of Music” for Broadway. He won a Tony for “Sound of Music” in 1960. Born in Findlay. He is the father of actress Lindsay Crouse and grandfather of actress Zosia Mamet.

(b. 1893 d. 1966: actor, writer, and producer)

Hiram Crouse was the father of Russel Crouse. He was a newspaper editor and publisher who worked in Findlay then moved to Toledo and founded what became The Toledo News-Bee, which was absorbed by the Toledo Blade in the 1930s. Hiram is buried in Findlay.

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