Won 1 Oscar.
Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
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(TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1981) (written by - 1 episode, 1980)
His play, "On the Open Road," was performed at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Steve Pickering in the cast. The crew included George Tsypin (scenic designer), Rob Milburn (sound designer), and Michael S. Philippi (lighting designer).
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[on living in England]: It's such a rigid class structure there. If you have a name of a certain kind, it almost opens doors for you without meaning that you have some intrinsic merit to go through that door.
In 1962, he was was an alternate rider for the Phi Kappa Psi team in the Little 500 bicycle race. His teammate, Dave Blase, rode 139 of 200 laps and was the victory rider crossing the finish line for his team. They developed a friendship and Dave provided the inspiration for the main character in Tesich's award-winning screenplay, "Breaking Away(1979)".