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Wallace Shawn

actor , playwright

Wallace Shawn, American playwright, actor. Fulbright scholar, India, 1956-1966, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association/Laura Pels Foundation award for drama, 2005. Member of American Academy Arts and Letters.

Background

Shawn, Wallace was born on November 12, 1943 in New York City. Son of William and Cecille (Lyon) Shawn.

Education

Bachelor., Harvard University, 1965;Bachelor, University of Oxford, England, 1968;Master of Arts, University of Oxford, England, 1975.

Career

Instructor English, Indore Christian College, Madhya Pradesh, India, 1965-1966;teacher English, Latin, drama, Church of Heavenly Rest Day School, New York City, 1968-1970;shipping clerk, Laurie Love Ltd., New York City, 1974-1975;machine operator, Hamilton Copy Center, New York City, 1975-1976.

Works

Membership

Member of American Academy Arts and Letters.

Connections

Son of William and Cecille (Lyon) S. Married Twink Caplan.

father:
William Shawn

mother:
Cecille (Lyon) Shawn

spouse:
Twink Caplan.