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playwright

Terrence McNally, American playwright. Recipient Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner award, 1973, 1988, 1990; Guggenheim fellow, 1966-1969. Member of American Academy Arts and Letters, Dramatists Guild (vice president 1981-1998).

Background

McNally, Terrence was born on November 3, 1939 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. Son of Hubert Arthur and Dorothy Katharine (Rapp) McNally.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1960.

Career

Stage manager, Actors Studio, New York City, 1961;tutor, Actors Studio, New York City, 1961-1962;film critic, The Seventh Art,, 1963-1965;assistant editor, Columbia College Today, New York City, 1965-1966.

Works

Membership

Member of American Academy Arts and Letters, Dramatists Guild (vice president 1981-1998).

Connections

father:
Hubert Arthur McNally

mother:
Dorothy Katharine (Rapp) McNally