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Edward Albee (1928–2016)

Edward Albee was born on March 12, 1928 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Edward Franklin Albee III. He was a writer and actor, known for A Delicate Balance (1973), The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991) and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966). He died on September 16, 2016 in Montauk, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

A Delicate Balance
Making the Boys
Making the Boys Himself - Playwright, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


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 1999 Performance by Edward Albee (Video documentary short)
 1997 Tre långa kvinnor (TV Movie) (play)
 1995 Cui i-e frica de Virginia Woolf? (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 I dyrehagen (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Zoo story (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Alles im Garten (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Tout dans le jardin (1979) ... (play)
 1976 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- All Over (1976) ... (play)
 1974 A História do Jardim Zoológico (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 A Delicate Balance (play)
 1973 Wie is er bang voor Virginia Woolf? (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Sandbox (1970) ... (play)
 1968 Zoo Story (TV Movie)
 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (play - uncredited)
 1966 Den amerikanske drøm (TV Movie)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1965) (play "The Death of Bessie Smith" - 1 episode, 1965)
- The American Dream (1965) ... (writer)
- The Death of Bessie Smith (1965) ... (play "The Death of Bessie Smith")
 1965 Eläintarhatarina (TV Movie) (play "The Zoo Story")
 1964 Zoo Story (TV Movie)
 1963 Die Zoogeschichte (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 Bessie Smiths død (TV Movie) (based on play)
 1962 Der amerikanische Traum (TV Movie)
 1961 Playwright at Work (TV Mini-Series) (play excerpt - 1 episode)
- Edward Albee (1961) ... (play excerpt)
 1961 Festival (TV Series) (play "The Zoo Story" - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1961) ... (play "The Zoo Story")
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play "Zoo Story" - 1 episode)
- The Zoo Story (1961) ... (play "Zoo Story")
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(January 9, 1969: British Premiere) His play, "A Delicate Balance," was performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Michael Hordern, Elizabeth Spriggs, Patience Collier, John Welsh, and Sheila Hancock in the cast. Peter Hall was director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »

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You gotta have swine to show you where the truffles are. See more »


His favorite actress (his muse) is Marian Seldes. She has appeared in nearly all of his performed plays and also holds the world record for most performances of the same role. See more »

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