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playwright

Frank Daniel Gilroy, American Playwright. Recipient Obie award for best American play, 1962; Outer Circle award, 1964; Drama Critics Circle award, 1964; New York Theatre Club award, 1964-1965; Antoinette Perry award, 1965; Pulitzer prize for drama, 1965. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild American, Dramatists Guild (president 1969-1971), Dirs. GuildAm. M C.

Background

Gilroy, Frank Daniel was born on October 13, 1925 in New York City. Son of Frank B. and Bettina (Vasti) Gilroy.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1950. Postgraduate, Yale School Drama.

Career

With United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild American, Dramatists Guild (president 1969-1971), Dirs. GuildAm. M C.

Connections

Married Ruth Dorothy Gaydos, February 13, 1954. Children: Anthony, John and Daniel (twins).

father:
Frank B. Gilroy

mother:
Bettina (Vasti) Gilroy

spouse:
Ruth Dorothy Gaydos

children:
Anthony Gilroy

John Gilroy

Daniel Gilroy