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Lawrence, Jerome

Born: 1915 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Playwrights


1915 - Born on the 14th of July on Cleveland, Ohio.

1955 - Inherit the Wind, filmed 1960.

1956 - He co-wrote with Robert E. Lee. In all, they collaborated on 39 works, including a 1956 musical adaptation of James Hilton's Lost Horizon, entitled Shangri-La, with the author himself.

1959 - Auntie Mame, filmed 1958; adapted into the musical Mame, 1966; filmed 1974.

1970 - The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.

1978 - First Monday in October, filmed 1981.

         - Lawrence taught playwriting in the Master of Professional Writing Program at the University of Southern California.
2004 - Died on the 29th of February due to complications from a stroke in Malibu, California.


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