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Dorothy Heyward (1890–1961)


Playwright and Author. See more trivia »

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Known For

Chocolat Soundtrack
What Happened, Miss Simone?
Stuck on You
Stuck on You Soundtrack


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 2015 The Looking Glass (writer: "Summertime")
 2015 What Happened, Miss Simone? (Documentary) (publisher: "I Loves You Porgy" [from "Porgy and Bess"]) / (writer: "I Loves You Porgy" [from "Porgy and Bess"])
 2013 Labor Day (writer: "It Ain't Necessarily So")
 2011 Días de gracia (writer: "Summertime")
 2003 Stuck on You (writer: "Summertime")
 2003 I'll Be There (writer: "Summertime")
 2000 Chocolat (writer: "Summertime")
 1999 A Walk on the Moon (writer: "Summertime" (1935))
 1998 There's Something About Mary (writer: "Summertime")
 1994 The War (writer: "Summertime")
 1993 Cracker (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Mad Woman in the Attic: Part 2 (1993) ... (writer: "Summertime")
- The Mad Woman in the Attic: Part 1 (1993) ... (writer: "Summertime")
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 2002 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (play "Porgy" - 1 episode)
 1993 American Playhouse (TV Series) (based on the play by - 1 episode)
- Porgy and Bess (1993) ... (based on the play by)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (play "Porgy")
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 2013 The Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess' (lyrics: opera by)

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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Nancy Ann", produced on Broadway. Comedy. See more »

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Wrote two detective novels about the theater, "Three-A-Day" and "The Pulitzer Prize Murders". See more »

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