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Alfred Uhry

Alfred Uhry was born on December 12, 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is a writer, known for Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Mystic Pizza (1988) and Broadway on Showtime (1979). He is married to Jolly Uhry. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1989)
Mystic Pizza Writer
(1988)
(1980)
Rich in Love Writer
(1992)

Filmography

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  Decalogue (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) (announced)
 2014 Driving Miss Daisy (play)
 1992 Rich in Love (screenplay)
 1992 Driving Miss Daisy (TV Movie)
 1989 Driving Miss Daisy (play) / (screenplay)
 1988 Mystic Pizza (screenplay)
 1980 Broadway on Showtime (TV Series) (revisions to original libretto - 1 episode)
- Little Johnny Jones (1980) ... (revisions to original libretto)
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Other Works:

(July 5 to August 29, 1976) He wrote the book and lyrics for the musical, "The Robber Bridegroom," in a West Coast premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Barbara Lang in the cast. Robert Waldman was composer. Gerald Freedman was director. See more »
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[re Driving Miss Daisy (1989)] I was very lucky because I had a director, Bruce Beresford, who had directed several plays turned into movies. He said: Let me see your draft. Then he said: You've retyped your play. He told me: You don't need to talk as much in the movies. You don't need to say, "I'll go get the car." Just show it. He said: Instead of dialogue, just give me a description of the way... See more »

Trivia:

Won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Driving Miss Daisy" and was nominated for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "The Last Night of Ballyhoo". See more »

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