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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 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976), Dreamgirls (2006) and The Look of Love (2013). 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 »

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Filmography

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 2013 The Look of Love (extract from "Women Behind Bars")
 2006 Dreamgirls (book)
 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)
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Other Works:

His play, "Sarah B. Divine: A Musical Biographical Fantasy on the Life of Sarah Bernhardt," was performed at La MaMa ETC at the Theatre of the Eye Repertory Company production with Karole Kaye Stevenson (played Sarah 1 & Jeanne), Carole Silon (played Sarah 2 & Anita), Helen Hanft (played Sarah 3 & young Judith Van Hard), Elsa ... See more »
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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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