The real challenge is not simply to survive. Hell, anyone can do that. It’s to survive as yourself, undiminished.

Elia Kazan

About Elia Kazan

Portrait of Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan (; born Elias Kazantzoglou (Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου); September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was an American film and theatre director, producer, screenwriter and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".Born in Constantinople (now...

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