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Athol Fugard


Athol Fugard was born on June 11, 1932 in Middleburg, Cape Province, South Africa. He is a writer and actor, known for Gandhi (1982), Tsotsi (2005) and The Guest: An episode in the Life of Eugène Marais (1977). See full bio »

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 2010 'Master Harold' ... And the Boys (based on the play by)
 2005 Tsotsi (novel)
 2000 Boesman and Lena (play)
 1991 The Road to Mecca (play)
 1986 Øya (TV Movie) (play: "The Island")
 1979 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Hello and Goodbye (1979) ... (play)
 1978 Aussagen nach einer Verhaftung auf Grund des Gesetzes gegen Unsittlichkeit (TV Movie) (play Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act)
 1978 Hello and Goodbye (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 People Are Living There (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 The Guest: An episode in the Life of Eugène Marais (screenplay - based on an episode in "Die Groot Verlange" by Leon Rousseau)
 1974-1975 2nd House (TV Series) (plays - 2 episodes)
- Word of Mouth (1975) ... (plays)
- Athol Fugard (1974) ... (plays)
 1974 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (deviser - 1 episode)
- Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (1974) ... (deviser)
 1973 Hallo und Adieu (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Boesman and Lena (based on his play)
 1967-1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mille miglia (1968) ... (writer)
- The Blood Knot (1967) ... (writer)
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blood Knot (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Zacharias, mijn broeder (TV Movie)
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(October 27 to November 21, 2010) His play, "The Train Driver," was performed in an East Coast premiere at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut. Gordon Edelstein was director. Eugene Lee was set designer. Susan Hilferty was costume designer. Christopher Akerlind was lighting designer. John Gromada was ... See more »
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Winston Ntshona, John Kani and his play, "Sizwe Banzi is Dead & The Island" on Broadway in New York City was nominated for a 1975 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Play. See more »

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