Lawrence Wright (II)

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Lawrence Wright was born on August 2, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Looming Tower (2018), The Siege (1998) and Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015). He has been married to Roberta Murphy since January 22, 1970. They have two children. See full bio »

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  The Looming Tower (TV Mini Series) (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by - 10 episodes, 2018) (created by - 10 episodes, 2018) (story by - 2 episodes, 2018)
- 9/11 (2018) ... (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by) / (creator)
- Tuesday (2018) ... (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by) / (creator)
- A Very Special Relationship (2018) ... (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by) / (creator)
- The General (2018) ... (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by) / (creator)
- Boys at War (2018) ... (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by) / (creator)
 2016 The New Yorker Presents (TV Series documentary) (based on the article by - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (based on the article by - segment "The Agent")
 2010 My Trip to Al-Qaeda (Documentary) (based on the play by)
 2000 Noriega: God's Favorite (TV Movie) (written by)
 1998 The Siege (screenplay) / (story)
 1996 Forgotten Sins (TV Movie) (articles)
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(2015-16 Winter) Stage: Wrote "Camp David," performed in the West Coast premiere production at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, CA. Barry Edelstein was artistic director. Molly Smith was director. See more »

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Roberta Murphy  (2 children)

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Winner of the 2007 "Pulitzer Prize for General NonFiction" for his book "The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11".

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