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William Gibson (I) (1914–2008)

William Gibson was born on November 13, 1914 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for The Miracle Worker (1962), The Miracle Worker (1979) and The Cobweb (1955). He was married to Margaret Brenman-Gibson. He died on November 25, 2008 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2007 Deux sur la balançoire (TV Movie) (play)
 2000 The Miracle Worker (TV Movie) (play)
 1998 Monday After the Miracle (TV Movie) (play "Monday After the Miracle")
 1990 Anna dei miracoli (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 The Miracle Worker (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1978 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- El milagro de Ana Sullivan (1978) ... (play)
 1975 Spiel zu zweit (TV Movie) (play "Two for the Seesaw")
 1968 Anna dei miracoli (TV Movie) (play "The Miracle Worker")
 1962 Two for the Seesaw (play)
 1962 The Miracle Worker (based upon the stage play by) / (screenplay)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Miracle Worker (1957) ... (writer)
 1955 The Cobweb (additional dialogue) / (novel)
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 1986 Rag Dolly in the U.S.S.R. (Documentary short)
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 1955 1955 Motion Picture Theatre Celebration (Short documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Two for the Seesaw. Drama. Written by William Gibson. Scenic Design by George Jenkins. Costume Design by Virginia Volland. General Press Representative: Arthur Cantor. Directed by Arthur Penn. Booth Theatre: 16 Jan 1958- 31 Oct 1959 (750 performances). Cast: Henry Fonda (as "Jerry Ryan"), Anne Bancroft (as "Gittel Mosca") [... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[Following his wife's death] Writers go bad when the angels desert them. Dylan Thomas was a marvelous poet and drank himself to death. Somewhere along the way the angel deserted him. An angel has left me too, but the writing angel is still with me.

Trivia:

Won two Tony Awards in 1960 for "The Miracle Worker:" as Best Author (Dramatic) and as author of the Best Play winner. He was also nominated two other times: in 1958 as author of Best Play nominee "Two for the Seesaw," and in 1965 as co-author, with Clifford Odets, of the book for Best Musical nominee "Golden Boy." See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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