2 wins & 4 nominations.
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(TV Movie) (written by - segments "A Love Song for Champ", "A Love Song for Jean and Ellis", "A Love Song for Dad")
(TV Movie) (written by - segment "The Badge")
(TV Movie) (play "Zooman and the Sign") / (screenplay)
March to Freedom
(Video documentary short)
Himself - Screenwriter 'A Soldier's Story'
Zooman and the Sign produced 1980, by The Negro Ensemble Company at Theatre Four in New York City. Directed by Douglas Turner Ward
Did You Know?
What I didn't know before the screenplay of A Soldier's Story
(1984) was that writing for films is like riding in a bus where every traveler (justifiably) has a say in where the bus (movie) is going. Writing plays is like riding a motorcycle - you are in charge of where the play goes - and while you may have someone enjoying the trip with you, (a producer or director) motorcycles can only hold a ...
Won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "A Soldier's Play".