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Thomas Heggen (1918–1949)

Thomas Heggen was born in 1918 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, USA. He was a writer, known for Mister Roberts (1955), Mister Roberts (1965) and Ensign Pulver (1964). He died on May 19, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Mister Roberts
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Ensign Pulver
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 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie) (novel - play)
  Mister Roberts (TV Series) (characters - 30 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (novel - 30 episodes, 1965 - 1966)
- Captain, My Captain (1966) ... (characters) / (novel)
- In Love and War (1966) ... (characters) / (novel)
- Undercover Cook (1966) ... (characters) / (novel)
- Unwelcome Aboard (1966) ... (characters) / (novel)
- Son of Eight in Every Port (1966) ... (characters) / (novel)
 1964 Ensign Pulver (based on a play by) / (from the novel by)
 1955 Mister Roberts (based on the play by) / (from the novel by)
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Mister Roberts (1948) ... (novel - play)
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 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series)
- Mister Roberts (1948) ... Himself

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Joshua Logan and his play, "Mister Roberts," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with John Gavin in the cast. Ray Parker was director. See more »

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In 1948, won two Tony Awards for "Mister Roberts" with collaborator Joshua Logan: as Best Authors and for the script, as well as Heggen's novel on which the script was based, as part of the Best Play Award.

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