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actor , director , playwright , Producer

Jay Presson Allen, American playwright, screenwriter, producer, director, actor. Recipient Humanitas award, 1976, Screenwriters' Guild awards (3), Lifetime achievement award, 1997. Member Writers Guild, Dramatists Guild, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Background

Allen, Jay Presson was born on March 3, 1922 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Daughter of Albert Jeffry and Willie (Miller) Presson.

Works

Membership

Member Writers Guild, Dramatists Guild, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Married Lewis Maitland Allen, March 12, 1955 (deceased, 2003). 1 child, Anna Brooke.

father:
Albert Jeffry Presson

mother:
Willie (Miller) Presson

spouse:
Lewis Maitland Allen

child:
Anna Brooke Allen