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Suzan-Lori Parks

Suzan-Lori Parks was born on May 10, 1963 in Kentucky, USA. She is a writer and actress, known for Girl 6 (1996), Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005) and Native Son. She has been married to Paul Oscher since July 2001. See full bio »
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Girl 6
Girl 6 Writer
Native Son
Native Son Writer
The Making of Plus One
The Making of Plus One Skye Brown - the director


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  Native Son (adaptation) (pre-production)
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1996 Girl 6 (written by)
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 2010 The Making of Plus One
Skye Brown - the director
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 2010 Burning Ice (Documentary) (voyager)
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 2010-2012 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- The Playwright's Voice (2012) ... Herself
- Playwrights 2010 (2010) ... Herself
 2010 Burning Ice (Documentary)
Herself - Playwright
 2010 MindFlux (Documentary)
 2008 The Black List: Volume One (Documentary)
 2004 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 May 2004 (2004) ... Herself
 2002 Stage on Screen: The Topdog Diaries (TV Movie documentary)

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(March 30 to April 1, 2007) Her play, "365 Days/365 Plays," was performed in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. See more »

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Every play I write is about love and distance. And time. And from that we can get things like history. See more »


Spent part of childhood in Germany where she attended German schools instead of the American schools intended for the families of Army personnel. See more »


Plays that deal with sexism and race

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