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Albee, Edward Franklin III

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Born: 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Playwrights

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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.


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