Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 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'
A Solider's Play produced 1981, 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".