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Mark O'Donnell (I) (1954–2012)

Mark O'Donnell was born on July 19, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was a writer, known for Hairspray (2007), The 57th Annual Tony Awards (2003) and The Roots of 'Hairspray' (2007). He died on August 6, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2007 Hairspray (musical play)
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 2007 The Roots of 'Hairspray' (Video documentary short)
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 2003 The 57th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
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 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Thomas Meehan and his musical, "Hairspray," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Christopher Sieber, Jim Walton, Inga Ballard, Susan Cella, Jim Newman and Liz Frojo in the cast. See more »

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The structure I had in mind was: Girl does Mash Potato, girl charms Baltimore, girl integrates nation. My script was like a great Mad magazine article. (in a 2002 AP interview, describing the plot of "Hairspray")

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He received his bachelor of arts degree from Harvard in 1976, where he was a member of the Harvard Lampoon. His twin brother also attended Harvard. See more »

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