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David Rabe was born on March 10, 1940 in Dubuque, Iowa, USA as David William Rabe. He is a writer and producer, known for The Firm (1993), Casualties of War (1989) and We're Just Married. See full bio »

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Known For

The Firm Writer
(1993)
(1989)

Filmography

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 1998 Hurlyburly (play) / (screenplay)
 1993 The Firm (screenplay)
 1989 Casualties of War (screenplay)
 1983 Streamers (play) / (screenplay)
 1973 Sticks and Bones (TV Movie) (play)
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 1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (executive producer)
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 2015 De Palma (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2018 Theater Talk (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- David Rabe's "Good for Otto" (2018) ... Himself - Guest
 2010 Joe Papp in Five Acts (Documentary)
Himself
 1999-2005 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 14 April 2005 (2005) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 20 January 1999 (1999) ... Himself - Guest
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Other Works:

He directed hiss play, "Those The River Keeps," in the New Stages production at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Loren Shemman was set designer. Gail A. Buckley was costume designer. John Ambrosone was lighting designer. Chris Walke was sound designer. Robert Brustein was artistic director. See more »

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My plays are fairly dense, language-wise, so the question is how do you negotiate and parcel out the dialogue? In general certain scenes onstage become funny and giddy because of the language. It worked well in Hurlyburly (1998) I was happy with the movie. I got involved in the editing of the film - lots of editing of stuff where I felt the text had become redundant because the actors had done so... See more »

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His play, "Good for Otto" at The Gift Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2016 Joseph Jefferson (Equity) Award for Midsize Play Production. See more »

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