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Albee, Edward Franklin III

Born: 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 87 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Playwrights

1928 – Albee was born in Washington, DC on March 12, 1928.

1934 – Wrote his first poem at the age of six years old.

1940-1942 – Attended Lawrenceville in Princeton, New Jersey.

1942-1944 – Attended Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania.

1946-1947 – Attended Trinity College in Hartford.

1958 – Wrote the play, The Zoo Story.

1960 – Wrote the play, The Death of Bessie Smith.

1962 – Wrote the play, Who is afraid of Virginia Woolf.

1964 – Wrote the play, Tiny Alice.

1966 – Wrote the play, A Delicate Balance and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

1968 – Wrote the play, Box and Quotations from Chairman Mao.

1975 – Wrote the play, Seascape and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

1980 – Wrote the play, The Lady from Dubuque. Received the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.

1982 – Wrote the play, The Man who had Three Arms.

1983 – Wrote the play, Finding the Sun.

1987 – Wrote the play, Marriage Play.

1989-2003 – Worked as a professor at the University of Houston. Wrote the play, Three Tall Women and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama; The Play about the Baby; "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?". Received the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts award in the same year.

2005 – Received a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement.