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William Inge

William IngeAKA William Motter Inge

Born: 3-May-1913
Birthplace: Independence, KS
Died: 10-Jun-1973
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence, KS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Come Back, Little Sheba


[1] Gabriele Griffin, Who's Who in Lesbian and Gay Writing, p. 102.

    University: University of Kansas, Lawrence
    University: George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville

    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1953 for Picnic
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1962 for Splendor in the Grass
    St. Louis Walk of Fame

Wrote plays:
Farther Off from Heaven (1947)
Come Back, Little Sheba (1950)
Picnic (1953)
Bus Stop (1955)
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1957)
Glory in the Flower (1958)
A Loss of Roses (1960)
To Bobolink, for Her Spirit (1962)
The Boy in the Basement (1962)
Bus Riley's Back in Town (1962)
Natural Affection (1963)
Where's Daddy? (1966)
The Last Pad (1970)



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