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Robert Penn Warren (I) (1905–1989)

Novelist, poet, critic and teacher. His best-known novel, "All the King's Men" (1946), won the Pulitzer Prize in 1947. The screen adaptation, All the King's Men (1949), won the Academy Award for best motion picture of 1949. In 1986, Warren became the first poet laureate of the United States. See full bio »

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 2008 Carlisle Floyd's Willie Stark (Video) (novel "All the King's Men")
 2006 All the King's Men (novel)
 1999 War is Kind: Poetry of the Civil War (Video) (poetry written by)
 1975 Great Performances (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Brother to Dragons (1975) ... (poem)
 1971 Vsya korolevskaya rat (TV Mini-Series)
 1959 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Unvexed Isle (1959)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- All the King's Men: Part 2 (1958) ... (novel)
- All the King's Men: Part 1 (1958) ... (novel)
 1958 All the King's Men (TV Movie) (novel)
 1957 Band of Angels (novel "Band of Angels")
 1949 All the King's Men (based upon: the Pulitzer Prize novel "All the King's Men")
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 1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
The Father
- Brother to Dragons (1975) ... The Father
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 1987 Long Shadows (Documentary)
 1986 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Himself (commentary)
- Katherine Anne Porter: The Eye of Memory (1986) ... Himself (commentary)
 1985 Huey Long (Documentary)
 1966 NET Journal (TV Series documentary)
- To Be a Man (1966) ... Himself

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(September 16 to November 11, 1990) His writings were adapted by Adrian Hall for his play, "Hope of the Heart," in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Adrian Hall was also director. See more »

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HE was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1987 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C. See more »

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