Arthur Penn Bio

(Film director, Producer)

Relationship Statistics of Arthur Penn

What is Arthur Penn marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Arthur Penn get married ? (married date):, 1955
How many children does Arthur Penn have ? (name):Two(Matthew Penn and Molly Penn)
Is Arthur Penn having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Arthur Penn gay ?: No
Who is Arthur Penn wife ? (name):Peggy Maurer

More about the relationship

Arthur Penn was married to actress Peggy Maurer. Together they had two children, a son Matthew Penn and a daughter, Molly Penn.

His son Matthew is also a director and producer in TV and theater.

On September 28, 2010, Arthur Penn died in Manhattan, a day after his 88th birthday from congestive heart failure.

Then two years later on July 27, 2012, his wife died in New York City, New York, USA.

Who is Arthur Penn?

American Arthur Penn was a famous director and producer. He is world-renowned as a director of the cult movie Bonnie and  Clyde, Little Big Man, and The Miracle Work.

As of 13 Oct 2010, Penn’s last interview was published on Youtube.

Birth Age, Family

Arthur Penn was born Arthur Hiller Penn in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S, on September 27, 1922, to Harry, a watchmaker, and Sonia Penn, a nurse.

Arthur’s elder brother Irving Penn is a successful fashion photographer.

Arthur Penn- Career Highlights


TV series

  • 1953, The Gulf Playhouse
  • 1953-1955, Goodyear Playhouse
  • 1957-1956, Playwrights ’56
  • 1957-1958, Playhouse 90


  • 1962, The Miracle Worker
  • 1967-1968,  Bonnie and Clyde, Flesh and Blood
  • 1970,  Little Big Man
  • 1993,  The Portrait
  • 1996,  Inside


  • 1953, The Gulf Playhouse
  • 1955, Goodyear Playhouse
  • 1965, Micky One
  • 1968, Flesh and Blood
  • 1981, Four Friends
  • 2000-2001, Law & Order


yearAward nameAward Categories
2007Honorary Golden Berlin Bear
2002Career Achievement Award
2003Outstanding Achievement in CinemaOutstanding Achievement in Cinema
1971FIPRESCI prize-Special MentionFrom the movie: Little Big Man
1969Kinema Junpo AwardBest Foreign Language Film Director
1968BodilBest Non-European Film: Bonnie and Clyde
1962OCIC AwardThe Miracle Worker

Education, Net worth

Penn graduated from Black Mountain College, North Carolina. Besides, he studied at the universities of Perugia and Florence in 1994.

His net worth is approximately $1 m – $5 m US.

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