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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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Inherit the Wind
(1960)
Mame
Mame Writer
(1974)
Actor
Actor Writer
(1978)

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 (Broadway musical) / (stage play 'Auntie Mame' - as Lawrence)
 1965 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Shangri-La (TV Movie) (musical libretto) / (play)
 1960 Inherit the Wind (play)
  West Point (TV Series) (29 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- Pressure (1957)
- The Deep End (1957)
- The Fight Back (1957)
 1955 The Halls of Ivy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Maxwell's Comet (1955)
- Note the Quote (1955)
  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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He and Robert E. Lee wrote the book for the musical, "Mame," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Patrice Munsel in the cast. Jerry Herman was composer and lyricist. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lawrence | Lawrence and Lee
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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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