Wrote "End as a Man" on Broadway, based on his book. Directed by Jack Garfein
. Vanderbilt Theatre (moved to The Lyceum Theatre from 17 Dec 1953-16 Jan 1954): 14 Oct 1953-16 Jan 1954 (105 performances). Cast: Robert Dirk, Anthony Franciosa
(as "Starkson"; Broadway debut), Ben Gazzara
(as "Jocko de Paris"; Broadway debut), Martin...
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After graduating from the University of Virginia, Willingham moved to New York City, where he became associated with such literary giants as Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, and Gore Vidal.