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Frank D. Gilroy

Dramatist + Film Producer
Male
Born Oct 13, 1925
Hometown the United States
Died Sep 12, 2015
Death Place Monroe, New York
Other Names Gilroy, Frank Daniel

Frank Daniel Gilroy is an American playwright, screenwriter, and film producer and director. He received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play The Subject Was Roses in 1965.

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CHILDHOOD

1925 Birth Gilroy was born on October 13, 1925, in New York City, the son of Bettina (née Vasti) and Frank B. Gilroy, a coffee broker. … Read More

TWENTIES

1950 24 Years Old After the war, he attended Dartmouth College and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1950. … Read More

THIRTIES

1962 36 Years Old His entrance to theatre was marked with his 1962 play Who'll Save the Plowboy? at the Phoenix Theatre in New York, which won the Obie Award. … Read More

FIFTIES

1977 51 Years Old …  His later credits include Nero Wolfe, a 1977 adaptation of Rex Stout's novel The Doorbell Rang as a television movie featuring Thayer David. … Read More
1985 59 Years Old …  His 1985 screenplay for The Gig (starring Cleavon Little and Wayne Rogers) has been adapted as a musical, with book, music, and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen.
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