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Lanford Wilson (1937–2011)

Lanford Wilson was born on April 13, 1937 in Lebanon, Missouri, USA as Lanford Eugene Wilson. He was a writer, known for Lemon Sky (1988), The Migrants (1974) and Redwood Curtain (1995). He died on March 24, 2011 in Wayne, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

Died:

(age 73) in Wayne, New Jersey, USA

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Known For

Lemon Sky
Lemon Sky Writer
(1988)
The Migrants
The Migrants Writer
(1974)
Redwood Curtain
(1995)
Taxi!!
Taxi!! Writer
(1978)

Filmography

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 2006 Eukiah (Short)
 1995 Redwood Curtain (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (TV Movie) (written by - segment "1")
 1988 Lemon Sky (play) / (screenplay)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Fifth of July (1982) ... (play)
 1978 Taxi!! (TV Movie)
 1976 Hôtel Baltimore (TV Movie) (play)
 1976 The Mound Builders (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Hot L Baltimore (TV Series) (play "Hot L Baltimore" - 2 episodes)
- Suzy's New Job (1975) ... (play "Hot L Baltimore")
- Suzy's Wedding (1975) ... (play "Hot L Baltimore")
 1974 The Migrants (TV Movie)
 1972 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Rimers of Eldritch (1972) ... (play)
 1971 Sextet Yes (Short)
 1970 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Sand Castle/The Tape Recorder (1970) ... (segment "The Sand Castle")
 1970 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- The Gingham Dog (1970) ... (script)
  New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1970) (play: "Stoop" - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Sand Castle (1970)
- Foul! (1969) ... (play: "Stoop")
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 2007 In the Life (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- A New Look (2007) ... Himself
 2005 Special Thanks to Roy London (Documentary)
Himself
 2000 Route 66: Main Street America (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1980-1987 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Production: Burn This (1987) ... Himself
- Production: Fifth of July (1981) ... Himself
- Playscript (1980) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Eukiah," was performed in a Ten Minute Plays (Humana Festival) production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Mark Shannon (Butch) and Shaun Powell (Eukiah) in the cast. Jon Jory was director. See more »

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Personal Quote:

I want people to see - and to read - my plays and to say: "This is what it was like living in that place at that time. People haven't changed a damn bit. We can recognize everyone."

Trivia:

He was awarded the 1981 Drama-Logue Award for Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting for the play, "A Tale Told" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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