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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 »

Known For

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
(1976-1977)
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls Writer
(2006)
The Look of Love
(2013)

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)
Show Show Soundtrack (40 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, "The Kama Sutra (An Organic Happening)," was performed in a Theatre of the Eye Repertory Company production in New York City with Lamar Alford (played Hornus 1), Carole Silon (played Trugrita II), David Baker Jr. (played Marvin Minnifreke III), Suzanne Gilbert (played Ruth of the Alien Corn IV), Enid Edelman (played ... 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.

Star Sign:

Leo

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