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Frank D. Gilroy

AKA Frank Daniel Gilroy

Born: 13-Oct-1925
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Screenwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Subject Was Roses

Father: Frank B. Gilroy
Mother: Bettina Vasti
Wife: Ruth Dorothy Gaydos (m. 13-Feb-1954, three sons)
Son: Dan
Son: John
Son: Tony Gilroy (screenwriter and film director, b. 11-Sep-1956)

    University: Dartmouth College
    University: Yale School of Drama

    Dramatists Guild of America
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1965 for The Subject Was Roses
    Tony 1965 for The Subject Was Roses (best play)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Money Play$ (1997)
    The Gig (26-Nov-1985)
    Once in Paris... (9-Nov-1978)
    From Noon Till Three (13-Aug-1976)
    Desperate Characters (Jun-1971)

Author of books:
About Those Roses; Or, How Not to Do a Play and Succeed (1965, memoir)
Private (1970, novel)
From Noon Till Three (1973, novel)
Wake Up Screening: Everything You Need to Know About Making Independent Films (1993, nonfiction)

Wrote plays:
Who'll Save the Plowboy? (1962)
The Subject Was Roses (1964)
That Summer, That Fall (1967)
The Only Game in Town (1968)
A Matter of Pride (1970, adaptation)
Present Tense (1972, four plays)
The Next Contestant (1979)
Last Licks (1979)
Dreams of Glory (1980)
Real to Reel (1987)
Match Point (1990)
Give the Bishop My Faint Regards (1992)
A Way with Words (1993)
Any Given Day (1994)


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