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L.A. Stage Icon Gordon Davidson Dies; Hollywood Remembers “The Moses Of L.A. Theater”

Gordon Davidson, who tapped into Los Angeles’ vast pool of talent as no other stage producer before him, died yesterday at 83, and the man who made the Mark Taper Forum one of the country’s foremost cultural platforms was remembered by Hollywood today at a man of dedication to the arts, kindness to colleagues and an infectious “faith in theatre.” Artist, leader, gentleman, mench-#Gordo
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