Definition of Kazan, Elia in English:

Kazan, Elia

proper noun

  • (1909–2003), US movie and theater director, born in Turkey; born Elia Kazanjoglous. In 1947, he cofounded the Actors' Studio, a leading center of method acting. He directed "A Streetcar Named Desire" (stage, 1947; movie, 1951). Other notable movies: "On the Waterfront" (1954) and "East of Eden" (1955)


Kazan, Elia