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N. Richard Nash (1913–2000)

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Says he wrote The Rainmaker (1956) as a tribute to his compassionate older sister, Mae, who "saved my life" by curing him of stuttering when he was a child, by acting as a tirelessly attentive listener. See more trivia »

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 1984 The Parade (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1982 The Rainmaker (TV Movie) (play)
 1976 Dragonfly (written by)
  Here Come the Brides (TV Series) (television developer - 51 episodes, 1968 - 1970) (developed for television by - 1 episode, 1970) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Two Women (1970) ... (television developer)
- The Last Winter (1970) ... (television developer)
- Absalom (1970) ... (television developer)
- Bolt of Kilmaren (1970) ... (television developer)
- How Dry We Are (1970) ... (creator)
 1966 Der Witzbold (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kwimpers of New Jersey (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Der Regenmacher (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 The Rainmaker (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Joker (1963)
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rainmaker (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Unsere Jenny (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (screenplay)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Cheyenne (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Devil's Canyon (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1956 The Rainmaker (play) / (screenplay)
 1956 Helen of Troy (adaptation)
 1956 London Playhouse (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- The House in Athens (1956) ... (original screenplay)
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (film adaptation - 1 episode)
- Welcome Stranger (1954) ... (film adaptation)
  Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Arena (1954) ... (writer)
- The Brownstone (1954) ... (writer)
- The Happy Rest (1953) ... (teleplay)
- The Young and the Fair (1953) ... (writer)
  The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1953) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Joker (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The House in Athens (1953) ... (writer)
- Expectant Relations (1953) ... (writer)
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome Home (1954) ... (writer)
 1953 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Tiger's Tail (1953)
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (original - 1 episode)
- The Wine of St. Albans (1953) ... (original)
 1952 Mara Maru (screen play)
 1950 The Flying Missile (story)
 1950 The Goldbergs
 1950 The Vicious Years (original screenplay)
 1949 Dear Wife (written for the screen by)
 1948 The Sainted Sisters (writer)
 1947 Welcome Stranger (adaptation)
 1947 Nora Prentiss
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Rain Maker" was performed in a Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Pico Playhouse in Los Angeles, California. Jenny Sullivan was director. See more »
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Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 1968 Tony Award, his book part of a Best Musical nomination for "The Happy Time." See more »

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