Currently alive, at 98 years of age.
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.