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John Guare


John Guare was born on February 5, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Atlantic City (1980), Six Degrees of Separation (1993) and Taking Off (1971). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Atlantic City Writer
(1980)
Taking Off Writer
(1971)
(1987)

Filmography

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 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie) (segment "The Red Shoes")
 1993 Six Degrees of Separation (play) / (screenplay)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1987) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1987)
- The House of Blue Leaves (1987) ... (play) / (screenplay)
 1980 Atlantic City (written by)
 1971 Taking Off (written by)
 1970 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Foul!/Actor's Choice (1970) ... (segment "Kissing Sweet")
 1969 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play: "Kissing Sweet" - 1 episode)
- Foul! (1969) ... (play: "Kissing Sweet")
 1968 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- To Wally Pantoni We Leave a Credenza (1968) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

(1979 to 1980 season) His play, "Bosoms and Neglect," was performed at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Larry Arrick was director. Robert D. Soule was set designer. William Lane was costume designer. John F. Custer was lighting designer. See more »

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[re Six Degrees of Separation (1993)] I was the one who got to choose who got to direct it. I got a chance to meet a lot of directors. I auditioned them. I was shocked by what they wanted to do to the play, like straightening out the chronology. [Fred Schepisi] said he loved the play and wanted to follow the play. The only caveat MGM put on the movie was we had to cast Will Smith. I said, very ... See more »

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He was awarded an Honorary Master of Fine Arts Degree in 2009 from the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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