Edward Albee (1928–2016)


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Edward Albee was born on March 12, 1928 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Edward Franklin Albee III. He was a writer, known for A Delicate Balance (1973), Nijinsky: Unfinished Project (1970) and National Theatre Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (2017). He died on September 16, 2016 in Montauk, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2019 Qui a peur de Virginia Woolf (Video short)
 2017 Who's afraid of Virginia Wolf (Video short)
 2016 The Zoo Story (TV Movie) (play)
 1999 Performance by Edward Albee (Video documentary short)
 1997 Tre långa kvinnor (TV Movie) (play)
 1995 Cui i-e frica de Virginia Woolf? (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 I dyrehagen (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Zoo story (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Alles im Garten (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Tout dans le jardin (1979) ... (play)
 1976 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- All Over (1976) ... (play)
 1974 A História do Jardim Zoológico (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 A Delicate Balance (adapted for the screen by) / (play)
 1973 Wie is er bang voor Virginia Woolf? (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Sandbox (1970) ... (play)
 1968 Zoo Story (TV Movie)
 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (play - uncredited)
 1966 Den amerikanske drøm (TV Movie)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1965) (play "The Death of Bessie Smith" - 1 episode, 1965)
- The American Dream (1965) ... (writer)
- The Death of Bessie Smith (1965) ... (play "The Death of Bessie Smith")
 1965 Eläintarhatarina (TV Movie) (play "The Zoo Story")
  Festival (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (play "The Zoo Story" - 1 episode, 1961)
- Episode #1.13 (1961) ... (play "The Zoo Story")
 1963 Die Zoogeschichte (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 Bessie Smiths død (TV Movie) (based on play)
 1962 Der amerikanische Traum (TV Movie)
 1961 Playwright at Work (TV Mini-Series) (play excerpt - 1 episode)
- Edward Albee (1961) ... (play excerpt)
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play "Zoo Story" - 1 episode)
- The Zoo Story (1961) ... (play "Zoo Story")
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Stage: Wrote "A Delicate Balance," performed at the Court Theatre in Chicago, IL, with Laura Whyte in the cast. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »
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[on actors straying from the exact wording of a playwright's script] No one goes around messing with composers' work the way they do with plays. That's probably where I learned not to put up with that junk. Nobody takes three or four measures out of one of Bach's fugues. See more »

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Won two Tony Awards as author of Best Play winners: in 1963 for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and in 2002 for "Edward Albee's The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?" He has also been Tony-nominated five other times: in 1964 as author of Best Play nominee "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe;" in 1965 as Best Author (Dramatic) and as author of Best Play nominee "Tiny Alice;" and, also as author of a Best Play ... See more »

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