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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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Known For

Tsotsi
Tsotsi Writer
(2005)
Gandhi
Gandhi General Smuts
(1982)
One Life to Live
One Life to Live Cornelius Blackwell (1988)
(1968)
Boesman and Lena
(2000)

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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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His play, "Boesman and Lena," was performed at the Northlight Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Cast and crew also included Tarzana Beverly, Robert Curry, Robert Christen (lighting designer), directed by Woodie King Jr. See more »
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Has been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award six times: in 1975, as Best Director (Dramatic), and, along with John Kani and Winston Ntshona, as authors of Best Play nominee "Sizwe Banzi is Dead and The Island;" in 1981 as author of Best Play nominee "A Lesson from Aloes;" in 1982 as Best Director (Play) and author of Best Play nominee "'Master Harold'... and the Boys;" and in 1986 as author of ... See more »

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