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Arthur Laurents

Arthur Laurents, American playwright, theater director. Recipient Variety Radio award, 1945, American Academy Arts and Letters award; co-recipient Sidney Howard award, 1946. Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Dramatists Guild Council, P.E.N., Authors League, Screenwriters Guild, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Theatre Hall of Fame.

Background

  • Laurents, Arthur was born on July 14, 1917 in New York City. Son of Irving and Ada (Robbins) Laurents.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1937.

    Career

    • Radio script writer, 1939-1940.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Dramatists Guild Council, P.E.N., Authors League, Screenwriters Guild, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Theatre Hall of Fame.

    Connections

    • father: Irving Laurents
    • mother: Ada (Robbins) Laurents
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    Born July 14, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1937
      Cornell University
    • 1939 - 1940
      Radio script writer