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Athol Fugard

Athol Fugard was born on June 11, 1932 in Middleburg, Cape Province, South Africa. He is a writer and actor, known for Tsotsi (2005), Gandhi (1982) and One Life to Live (1968). See full bio »
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Tsotsi Writer
Gandhi General Smuts
One Life to Live
One Life to Live Cornelius Blackwell (1988)
Boesman and Lena


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 2010 'Master Harold' ... And the Boys (based on the play by)
 2005 Tsotsi (novel)
 2000 Boesman and Lena (play)
 1991 The Road to Mecca (play)
 1986 Øya (TV Movie)
 1979 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Hello and Goodbye (1979) ... (play)
 1978 Aussagen nach einer Verhaftung auf Grund des Gesetzes gegen Unsittlichkeit (TV Movie) (play Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act)
 1977 The Guest: An episode in the Life of Eugène Marais (screenplay - based on an episode in "Die Groot Verlange" by Leon Rousseau)
 1974-1975 2nd House (TV Series) (plays - 2 episodes)
- Word of Mouth (1975) ... (plays)
- Athol Fugard (1974) ... (plays)
 1974 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (deviser - 1 episode)
- Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (1974) ... (deviser)
 1973 Boesman and Lena (based on his play)
 1967-1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mille miglia (1968) ... (writer)
- The Blood Knot (1967) ... (writer)
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blood Knot (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Zacharias, mijn broeder (TV Movie)
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(March 2 to April 26, 1997) He directed his play, "Valley Song," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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He was awarded the 2002 NAACP Theatre Award for Best Direction for "Sorrows and Rejoicings" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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