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playwright , writer

Larry Kramer, American playwright, writer. Recipient Arts and Communication award Human Rights Campaign Fund, 1987; named Man of Year Aid for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Los Angeles, 1986. Co-founder Gay Men's Health Crisis, Incorporated, New York York City, 1981; founder ACT Uttar Pradesh (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coalition to Unleash Power), New York City, 1988.

Background

Kramer, Larry was born on June 25, 1935 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of George L. and Rea (Wishengrad) Kramer.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1957.

Career

Assistant story editor, Columbia Pictures Corporation, New York City, 1960-1961;production executive, Columbia Pictures Corporation, London, 1961-1965;assistant to president, United Artists, New York City, 1965-1966.

Works

Membership

Co-founder Gay Men's Health Crisis, Incorporated, New York York City, 1981. Founder ACT Uttar Pradesh (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coalition to Unleash Power), New York City, 1988.

Connections

father:
George L. Kramer

mother:
Rea (Wishengrad) Kramer