Quintero, José(1924– ) theatrical director; born in Panama City, Panama. Educated in Los Angeles, he became producer and director of Circle in the Square Theater in New York City in 1951. He compiled a long and distinguished list of credits, including many 20th-century American dramatic works, particularly those of Eugene O'Neill. He also directed television and radio plays. He won a Tony Award for his production of Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten.
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