August Wilson

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Birthday
27, 1945
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Oct 2, 2005 (60)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1945
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Oct 2, 2005 (60)

About

American playwright who penned many award-winning plays including Fences and The Piano Lesson.

Before Fame

He co-founded the Black Horizon Theater in 1968.

Trivia

He received a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his work The Pittsburgh Cycle.

Family Life

He was married three times, and his last marriage was to costume designer Constanza Romero in 1994.

Associated With

He wrote the play The Piano Lesson, featuring Samuel L. Jackson.