Edward Albee III

Edward Franklin Albee III (1928 - 2016)

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Edward Franklin Albee III
Born in Virginia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Montauk, Suffolk, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Mar 2016
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Categories: American Notables | Tony Award Winners of the 20th Century | Pulitzer Prize Winners.

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Biography

American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962).

According to Magill's Survey of American Literature (2007), Edward Albee was born somewhere in Virginia (one popular belief is that he was born in Washington, D.C.). He was adopted two weeks later and taken to Larchmont, New York in Westchester County, where he grew up. Albee's adoptive father, Reed A. Albee, the wealthy son of vaudeville magnate Edward Franklin Albee II, owned several theaters.

Awards

1963: Tony Award for Best Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1967: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: A Delicate Balance
1975: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Seascape
1994: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Three Tall Women
1996: National Medal of Arts
2002: Tony Award for Best Play: The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
2005: Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

Nominations

1964: Tony Award for Best Play: The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
1965: Tony Award for Best Author of a Play: Tiny Alice
1965: Tony Award for Best Play: Tiny Alice
1967: Tony Award for Best Play: A Delicate Balance
1975: Tony Award for Best Play: Seascape
2001: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: The Play About the Baby
2003: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
2005: Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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