Terrence McNally


Birthday November 3, 1938

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace St. Petersburg, FL

DEATH DATE Mar 24, 2020 (81)

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American playwright who won the Tony Award and a Rockefeller Grant, and wrote 1994's Love! Valour! Compassion! and 1997's Corpus Cristi.

Before Fame

He worked for the magazine Columbia College Today and graduated in 1960.


He became the center of controversy with Corpus Cristi, a play retelling the story of Jesus Christ with he and all his disciples as homosexuals.

Family Life

He had a relationship with fellow playwright Edward Albee.

Associated With

His Off-Broadway play Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune was made into a film starring Al Pacino.