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Jerome Lawrence (1915–2004)

Jerome Lawrence is best known for the plays "Auntie Mame," "Inherit the Wind," and "First Monday in October" which he co-wrote with Robert E. Lee. In all, they collaborated on 39 works over their 50 year partnership. A theatre archive is named for them at Ohio State University, where Lawrence graduated. He worked for several small Ohio newspapers ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1999 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 First Monday in October (play) / (screenplay)
 1978 Actor (TV Movie) (book) / (screenplay)
 1975 Rickles (TV Movie) (play excerpt)
 1975 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Unwilling Warrior (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Mame (play)
 1965 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Shangri-La (TV Movie) (musical libretto) / (play)
 1960 Inherit the Wind (play)
  Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1953) (adaptation - 5 episodes, 1953) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953) (original story - 1 episode, 1954)
- Conflict (1954) ... (original story)
- A Tale of Negative Gravity (1953) ... (teleplay)
- The Three Strangers (1953) ... (adaptation)
- Strange Journey (1953) ... (teleplay)
- The Prison with the Open Door (1953) ... (adaptation)
  The Unexpected (TV Series) (1 episode, 1952) (writer - 23 episodes, 1952) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1952) (written by - 1 episode, 1952)
- Beyond Belief (1952) ... (writer)
- Blackmail (1952) ... (writer)
- The Mask (1952) ... (writer)
- One for the Money (1952) ... (teleplay) / (writer)
- The Emperor of Nothing (1952) ... (as Lawrence and Lee)
 1952 The Schaefer Century Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Mr. and Mrs. Spring (1952) ... (original story)
 1948 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Look Ma, I'm Dancin' (1948) ... (book)
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Stage Play: A Call on Kuprin. Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Based on the novel by Maurice Edelman. Directed by George Abbott. Broadhurst Theatre: 25 May 1961- 3 Jun 1961 (12 performances). Cast: John Allen (as "Arthur Harrington"), Marie Baratoff (as "Mrs. Kendall"), Lydia Bruce (as "Vera Kuprina"), Dabney Coleman (as "... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lawrence and Lee
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Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 1966 Tony Award for book written with Robert E. Lee as part of Best Musical nomination for "Mame."

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