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Eudora Welty (1909–2001)

Eudora Welty was born on April 13, 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Eudora Alice Welty. She was a writer, known for American Playhouse (1981), A Worn Path (1994) and Masterpiece Classic (1971). She died on July 23, 2001 in Jackson. See full bio »

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A Worn Path Writer


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 2010 The Purple Hat (Short) (story)
 2009 A Visit of Charity (Short) (short story)
 2008 The Frost Whistle (Short) (short story) / (story by)
 2001 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Ponder Heart (2001) ... (novel)
 2001 The Ponder Heart (TV Movie) (novel)
 1998 Why I Live at the P.O. (Short) (story)
 1996 The Key (Short) (story)
 1994 A Worn Path (short story)
 1989 The Hitch-Hikers (Short) (story)
 1989 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (autobiography "One Writer's Beginnings" - 1 episode)
- Eudora Welty: One Writer's Beginnings (1989) ... (autobiography "One Writer's Beginnings")
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Wide Net (1987) ... (story)
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Key (1955) ... (story)
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 1999 The Century: America's Time (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- 1920-1929: Boom to Bust (1999) ... Self
 1998 Tell About the South: Voices in Black and White (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Great Drives (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Self (volume 1: Highway 61)
 1989 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
 1987 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Eudora Welty (1987) ... Self
 1986 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Self (commentary)
- Katherine Anne Porter: The Eye of Memory (1986) ... Self (commentary)
 1982 To Dance for Gold (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 Firing Line (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- The Southern Imagination (1972) ... Self - Guest

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Other Works:

(1978 to 1979 Winter) Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's stage adaptation of her novella, "The Robber Bridegroom," was performed in the Old Globe Theatre production at the Spreckels Theatre in San Diego, California. Craig Noel was artistic director. Jack Tygett was director. See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Personal Quote:

On writing: A thing is incredible, if ever, only after it is told -- returned to the world it came out of. See more »


She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1986 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C. See more »

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