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Also Known As: Died: February 25, 1983
Born: May 26, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Columbus, Mississippi, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Beautiful Darling (2009)
About Andy Warhol's "superstar" Candy Darling.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, The (2008)
Fisher Willow is a headstrong young heiress who chafes under the constraints of proper Southern society, and who rebels by asking the impoverished but handsome son of her father's caretaker, Jimmy Dobyne to escort her to the major social events of the season. The relationship is purely a business ar
3.
Tennessee Williams' The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) as Source Material (From Novel: "The Roman Spring Of Mrs. Stone")
A recently widowed middle-aged American actress vacations in Italy and has an affair with a young Italian gigolo who ultimately breaks her heart
4.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Telefilm version of Tennessee Williams' play, "A Streetcar Named Desire." A fragile, vulnerable woman comes to live with her sister and brutish brother-in-law after losing the sisters' home in the South.
5.
Orpheus Descending (1990)
A television movie of Tennessee Williams' stage play. A shopkeeper welcomes an enigmatic young drifter into her home while her husband is recuperating upstairs from a lengthy illness, causing a deadly scandal in the small Southern town where she lives.
6.
Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth (1989)
An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' 1959 play about a fading film star who finds solace through drugs, alcohol and young men. Now involved with a drifter, Chance Wayne, Alexandra Del Lago is unaware he wants to manipulate their relationship for his own ulterior motives. Returning together to the Fl
7.
Glass Menagerie, The (1987) as Play As Source Material ("The Glass Menagerie")
8.
Noir et blanc (1986) as From Story ("Desire And The Black Masseur")
9.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1984)
Ann-Margret and Treat Williams, in the second TV-movie for each, have the roles made famous in the 1951 film of Tennessee Williams' play by Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando as the sexually repressed Southern belle and her animalistic brother-in-law. While Kazan's film left out some of the more unabash
10.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
This was the premiere of Laurence Olivier's "Tribute to American Theatre," offering an adaptation of Tennessee Williams' 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the conflicts, weaknesses, and strengths of a Mississippi family, portrayed, with three exceptions -- Wood, Wagner, and Stapleton -- by an a
11.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976) as Screenwriter
This was the premiere of Laurence Olivier's "Tribute to American Theatre," offering an adaptation of Tennessee Williams' 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the conflicts, weaknesses, and strengths of a Mississippi family, portrayed, with three exceptions -- Wood, Wagner, and Stapleton -- by an a
12.
Migrants, The (1974) as From Story
A stark look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family. The film was Emmy nominated as the Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, and nominations also went to director Tom Gries, actress Cloris Leachman, cinematographer Dick Kratina, and composer Billy Goldenberg.
13.
Glass Menagerie, The (1973)
Katharine Hepburn made her television acting debut in this poetic adaptation of Tennessee Williams' wistful play about the memories and hopes of the Wingfield family during the 1930s. Filmed once before in 1950 with Gertrude Lawrence in the role of Amanda, this version offered Emmy Award-winning per
14.
Glass Menagerie, The (1973) as Screenwriter
Katharine Hepburn made her television acting debut in this poetic adaptation of Tennessee Williams' wistful play about the memories and hopes of the Wingfield family during the 1930s. Filmed once before in 1950 with Gertrude Lawrence in the role of Amanda, this version offered Emmy Award-winning per
15.
Boom! (1968) as Screenwriter
A reclusive millionairess takes in a magnetic drifter with a thing for dying women.
16.
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) as Screenwriter
A dowager tries to buy a lobotomy to silence the woman who witnessed her son's murder.
17.
Baby Doll (1956) as Orig scr
A child bride holds her husband at bay while flirting with a sexy Italian farmer.
18.
The Rose Tattoo (1955) as Screenwriter
A grieving widow embarks on a new romance when she discovers her late husband had been cheating on her.
19.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1952) as Screenwriter
A fading southern belle tries to build a new life with her sister in New Orleans.
20.
The Glass Menagerie (1950) as Adpt for the scr
This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat.

Music (feature film)

21.
The Fugitive Kind (1960) as Composer
A drifter ignites passions among the women of a Mississippi town.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

22.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1984)
Ann-Margret and Treat Williams, in the second TV-movie for each, have the roles made famous in the 1951 film of Tennessee Williams' play by Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando as the sexually repressed Southern belle and her animalistic brother-in-law. While Kazan's film left out some of the more unabash
23.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1984)
Ann-Margret and Treat Williams, in the second TV-movie for each, have the roles made famous in the 1951 film of Tennessee Williams' play by Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando as the sexually repressed Southern belle and her animalistic brother-in-law. While Kazan's film left out some of the more unabash

Writer (special)

24.
Streetcar Named Desire From the San Francisco Opera, A (1998) as Play As Source Material ("A Streetcar Named Desire")
An operatic adaptation by Andre Previn and Phillip Littell of Tennessee Williams' play "A Streetcar Named Desire."
25.
Suddenly Last Summer (1993) as Play As Source Material ("Suddenly Last Summer")
A broadcast of Tennessee Williams' one-act play. A psychiatrist tries to determine the events leading to the breakdown of his patient.
26.
27 Wagons Full of Cotton (1990) as Play As Source Material ("27 Wagons Full Of Cotton")
An adaptation of a one-act play by Tennessee Williams. A young, childlike bride of a brutish cotton gin owner becomes the unwitting pawn in her possessive husband's swindle of a brooding neighbor. Broadcast as part of the "American Playwrights Theatre: The One Acts."
27.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1984) as Play As Source Material ("Cat On A Hot Tin Roof")
The story, set in a Mississippi Delta plantation house, focuses on a wealthy southern family divided by hypocrisy and malice. Big Daddy, the head of the family, is dying of cancer and about to lose his power over his family. His son, Brick, a former football hero, is having marital problems with his
28.
Eccentricities of a Nightingale (1976) as Play As Source Material ("Eccentricities Of A Nightingale")
A performance of the play by Tennessee Williams, from a production by the Old Globe Theatre of San Diego.

Music (special)

29.
Thomas Hampson: I Hear America Singing (1997) as Lyrics ("Sugar In The Cane")
A performance of American concert song by baritone Thomas Hampson, Marilyn Horne, Frederica Von Stade, Dawn Upshaw, Harolyn Blackwell and Jerry Hadley.

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