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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 1996
Born: December 26, 1931 Cause of Death: chronic illness
Birth Place: Americus, Georgia, USA Profession: Writer ...
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1959:
Broadway acting debut "A Raisin in the Sun"
1961:
Wrote "A Hysterical Turtle In A Rabbitt Race"
1965:
Wrote "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men"
1966:
Wrote "Kissing Rattlesnakes Can Be Fun"
1969:
The Negro Ensemble Company produced his play "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men"
1972:
Appeared in movie "Melinda" as Lieutenant Daniels
1972:
Wrote the screenplay for "Sounder", starring Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield
1988:
Wrote screenplay for "Splended Mummer"
1990:
Asked to rewrite "King", a musical about Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr

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