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Tom Eyen (1940–1991)

Tom Eyen was born on August 14, 1940 in Cambridge, Ohio, USA. He was a writer, known for Dreamgirls (2006), Death at a Funeral (2010) and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976). He died on May 26, 1991 in Palm Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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(age 50) in Palm Beach, Florida, USA

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls Writer
(2006)
Death at a Funeral
Death at a Funeral Soundtrack
(2010)
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
(1976-1977)
Dance Flick
Dance Flick Soundtrack
(2009)

Filmography

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 2013 The Look of Love (extract from "Women Behind Bars")
 2006 Dreamgirls (based on the original broadway production book by)
 1980 The Dirtiest Show in Town (TV Movie) (written by)
 1977 Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back (TV Movie documentary)
  Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1976) (writer - 102 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (written by - 34 episodes, 1976)
- Episode #2.140 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.139 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.138 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.137 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.136 (1977) ... (writer)
Show Show Soundtrack (46 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Sarah B. Divine: A Musical Biographical Fantasy on the Life of Sarah Bernhardt," was performed in a Theatre of the Eye Repertory Company production at the Playwrights Workshop in New York City with Karole Kaye Stevenson (played Sarah 1 & Jeanne), Carole Silon (played Sarah 2 & Anita), Lucy Silvay (played Sarah 3, ... See more »
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Trivia:

Won Broadway's 1982 Tony Award as Best Book (Musical) for "Dreamgirls." He was also nominated for the same show as Best Score, his lyrics with music by Henry Krieger.

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Leo

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