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Wendy Wasserstein (1950–2006)

Wendy Wasserstein was born on October 18, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She was a writer and actress, known for The Object of My Affection (1998), The Heidi Chronicles (1995) and An American Daughter (2000). She died on January 30, 2006 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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  Great Performances (TV Series) (libretto translation - 1 episode, 2002) (commentary - 1 episode, 2001) (play - 1 episode, 1979) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- The Merry Widow (2002) ... (libretto translation)
- The Nutcracker (2001) ... (commentary)
- Uncommon Women... and Others (1979) ... (play) / (screenplay)
 2000 An American Daughter (TV Movie) (play "An American Daughter") / (teleplay)
 1998 The Object of My Affection (screenplay)
 1995 The Heidi Chronicles (TV Movie) (play "The Heidi Chronicles") / (teleplay)
 1992 Kiss-Kiss, Dahlings! (TV Short)
 1988 Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (TV Movie) (written by - segment "2")
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Drive, She Said (1987) ... (teleplay)
 1984 Comedy Zone (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 September 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 31 August 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Sorrows of Gin (1979) ... (teleplay)
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Other Works:

Her play, "Third," was performed in a Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Pico Playhouse in Los Angeles, California with Bonnie Franklin, Angela Goethals, Harold Gould, Marsha Kramer, and Graham Miller in the cast. Jenny Sullivan was director. See more »

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Her brother, Bruce, is a prominent Wall Street mergers & acquisitions broker; co-founder of Wasserstein Perella & Co. Has a brother, Abner Wasserstein, and sister, Georgette Levis. Father, Morris, was a textile executive. Mom, Lola Wasserstein. See more »

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