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John Guare


John Guare was born on February 5, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Six Degrees of Separation (1993), Atlantic City (1980) and Taking Off (1971). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie) (segment "The Red Shoes")
 1993 Six Degrees of Separation (play) / (screenplay)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1987) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1987)
- The House of Blue Leaves (1987) ... (play) / (screenplay)
 1980 Atlantic City (written by)
 1971 Taking Off (written by)
 1970 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Foul!/Actor's Choice (1970) ... (segment "Kissing Sweet")
 1969 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play: "Kissing Sweet" - 1 episode)
- Foul! (1969) ... (play: "Kissing Sweet")
 1968 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- To Wally Pantoni We Leave a Credenza (1968) ... (writer)
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His play, "The House of Blue Leaves," was performed at the Dame Lilian Baylis Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Helen Lederer, Nichola McAuliffe, Kelly Hunter, Linda Polan, and Harry Towb in the cast. Nick Hamm was director. See more »

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[re Six Degrees of Separation (1993)] I was the one who got to choose who got to direct it. I got a chance to meet a lot of directors. I auditioned them. I was shocked by what they wanted to do to the play, like straightening out the chronology. [Fred Schepisi] said he loved the play and wanted to follow the play. The only caveat MGM put on the movie was we had to cast Will Smith. I said, very ... See more »

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He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1993 (1992 season) and BBC Award for Best Play for his "Six Degrees of Separation". See more »

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