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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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 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)
 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)
 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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He was awarded a 2011 Lifetime Achievement Antoinette Perry "Tony" Award at the Beacon Theatre in New York City for his contributions to Broadway and theater. See more »

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