Margaret Edson

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Birthday
4, 1961
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who wrote the 1995 play Wit and won the 2001 Emmy Award for Outstanding Made for Television Film.

Before Fame

She graduated from a Quaker-run school in Washington called Sidwell Friends School.

Trivia

She donated her Pulitzer Prize money to a foundation dedicated to helping doctors with their bedside manner.

Family Life

Her father was a newspaper columnist and her mother was a social worker.

Associated With

She won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, as did The Pittsburgh Cycle playwright August Wilson.