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educator , playwright

Austin Kilcullen, American playwright, educator. Recipient Franklin T Baker citation, Columbia University, 1951, Jean Dalrymple's Best Mystery Play award, 1992, Best Mystery Play, American Theatre of Actors; Charles Hayden Memorial scholarship, Fordham University, 1940.


Kilcullen, Austin was born on April 21, 1923 in New York City. Son of Francis Denis and Katherine Kelly Kilcullen.


Bachelor, Fordham University, 1943. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1948. Diploma, Columbia University, 1951.

Marshall McLuhan media study, Fordham University, 1967—1968.


Instructor LaSalle University, Philadelphia, 1948—1950, Villanova University, 1951—1953, Secretary School Systems, Westchester, New York, 1953—1978. Film associate Ezra Baker Short Films, Bronxville, New York, 1963—1964, Venice Film Festival, 1966. Sergeant United States Army, 1944-1946.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (drama) Rage Against the Night, 1968 (semi-finalist, National Play Awards, National Repertory Theater, 1980, finalist, national playwriting competition, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, 1981), The Blind Lions, 1978, The Boudoir, Murmurs on the Wind, 1996. Actor: (drama) Lucifer in Starlight, 1993.


Trustee J. Acropolis Foundation, Elmsford, 1975. Role of honor American Legion, Bronxville, 2003. Member of Authors League of America, Dramatists Guild of America, American Legion.


Francis Denis

Katherine Kelly Kilcullen