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Anderson, Robert Woodruff

Born: 1917 AD
Currently alive, at 98 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Dramatist, Screenwriter

1917 – Born on April 28th in New York, New York. American playwright, novelist, and scriptwriter.

1940 – Married to Phyllis Stohl on June 24th.

1953 – He is best known for Tea and Sympathy, the story of a schoolboy accused of homosexuality.

         – His Broadway success for which he also wrote the screenplay, established Anderson as a sympathetic spokesman for young people.

1959 – Married to Teresa Wright on December 11th.

1967 – His later plays include You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running.