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Louis Lentin
Born (1933-12-11)December 11, 1933
Limerick, Ireland
Died July 23, 2014(2014-07-23) (aged 80)
Alma mater Trinity College Dublin
Occupation Film and theatre director, television director, screenwriter, film and television producer
Spouse(s) Ronit Lentin
Children Alana and Miki

Louis Lentin (11 December 1933 – 23 July 2014) was a Irish theatre, movie and television director. He was born in Limerick, Ireland in 1933. He worked for over forty years in the arts in Ireland. He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts.

He founded Art Theatre Productions in 1959 and was responsible for the first Irish productions of Krapp's Last Tape and Endgame. RTÉ head of drama Hilton Edwards asked him to work in RTÉ. Lentin was a member of Aosdána.

Lentin was also involved in founding Israeli television.

He died, aged 80 on 23 July, 2014.


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