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N. Richard Nash (1913–2000)

N. Richard Nash was born on June 8, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. N. Richard was a writer, known for Cry Macho (2021), Porgy and Bess (1959) and The Rainmaker (1956). N. Richard was previously married to Lillian J (Katherine Copeland) Kaplan, Janice Rule and Helena Louise Taylor. N. Richard died on December 11, 2000 in Manhattan, New ... See full bio »

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Known For

Cry Macho Writer
(2021)
(1959)
The Rainmaker Writer
(1956)
(1968-1970)

Filmography

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 2021 Cry Macho (based on the novel by) / (screenplay by)
 1985 Between the Darkness and the Dawn (TV Movie) (written by)
 1984 The Parade (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1982 The Rainmaker (TV Movie) (play)
 1976 Dragonfly (written by)
 1975 Prodavets dozhdya (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Hrst ohna (TV Movie) (play)
  Here Come the Brides (TV Series) (television developer - 51 episodes, 1968 - 1970) (developed for television by - 1 episode, 1970) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Two Women (1970) ... (television developer)
- The Last Winter (1970) ... (television developer)
- Absalom (1970) ... (television developer)
- Bolt of Kilmaren (1970) ... (television developer)
- How Dry We Are (1970) ... (creator)
 1966 Der Witzbold (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kwimpers of New Jersey (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Der Regenmacher (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 The Rainmaker (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Joker (1963)
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rainmaker (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Unsere Jenny (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (screenplay)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Young and the Fair (1958) ... (written by)
 1957 Cheyenne (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Devil's Canyon (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1956 London Playhouse (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- The House in Athens (1956) ... (original screenplay)
 1956 The Rainmaker (play) / (screenplay)
 1956 Encounter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Welcome Home (1956)
 1956 Helen of Troy (adaptation)
 1955 Top of the World (written by)
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (film adaptation - 1 episode)
- Welcome Stranger (1954) ... (film adaptation)
  Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Arena (1954) ... (writer)
- The Brownstone (1954) ... (writer)
- The Happy Rest (1953) ... (teleplay)
- The Young and the Fair (1953) ... (writer)
  The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1953) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Joker (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The House in Athens (1953) ... (writer)
- Expectant Relations (1953) ... (writer)
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome Home (1954) ... (writer)
 1953 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Tiger's Tail (1953)
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (original - 1 episode)
- The Wine of St. Albans (1953) ... (original)
 1952 Mara Maru (screen play by)
 1950 The Flying Missile (story)
 1950 The Goldbergs
 1950 The Vicious Years (original screenplay)
 1949 Dear Wife (written for the screen by)
 1948 The Sainted Sisters (screenplay)
 1947 Welcome Stranger (adaptation)
 1947 Nora Prentiss (screen play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Girls of Summer (1956). Written by N. Richard Nash. Featuring the song "Girls of Summer" composed by Stephen Sondheim. Stage Manager: Irving Buchman. Assistant Stage Mgr: Lou Antonio [earliest Broadway credit]. Directed by Jack Garfein. Longacre Theatre: 19 Nov 1956- 5 Jan 1957 (56 performances). Cast: Shelley Winters (as "... See more »

Spouse:

Lillian J (Katherine Copeland) Kaplan  (her death)  (2 children) | See more »
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Says he wrote The Rainmaker (1956) as a tribute to his compassionate older sister, Mae, who "saved my life" by curing him of stuttering when he was a child, by acting as a tirelessly attentive listener. See more »

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