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Born in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, USA

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Mark Medoff was born on March 18, 1940 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Children of a Lesser God (1986), Children on Their Birthdays (2002) and The Heart Outright (2016).

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Won Broadway's 1980 Tony Award as author of Best Play winner "Children of a Lesser God."
He was awarded the 1974 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actor in a Principal Role for his performance in the play, "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" at the First Chicago Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Father-in-law of Ross Kagan Marks.
His play, "Children of Lesser God" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1979 Drama-Logue Award for Outstanding Production.
He was awarded the 1979 Drama-Logue Award for Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting for "Children of Lesser God" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
Mark Medoff was awarded the 1980 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Play for "Children of a Lesser God" on Broadway in New York City.
He was awarded the 1979 New York Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Play for "Children of a Lesser God" on Broadway in New York City.
He was awarded the 1979 New York Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play for "Children of a Lesser God" on Broadway in New York City.
His play, "Children of Lesser God" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1979 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Production.
HIs play, "The Hands of Its Enemy," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1985 Media Award of the California Governor's Committee for Employment of the Handicapped, Theatre.
His play, "The Hands of Its Enemy," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1985 Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women, Humanitarian Award in Media: Dramatic Presentation.

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