Suzan-Lori Parks

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Birthday
10, 1963
Birthplace
Kentucky
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Kentucky

About

Received the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant in 2001 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play Topdog/Underdog in 2002.

Before Fame

She attended high school in Germany before moving to the United States and graduating from The John Carroll School in 1981.

Trivia

She wrote a short play every day for a year from November 2002 to November 2003, resulting in what was called the 365 Days/365 Plays series.

Family Life

She married the blues musician Paul Oscher.

Associated With

Her first screenplay, Girl 6, was made into a film directed by Spike Lee in 1996.