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Gore Vidal

Writer, Source Material
( b. Oct 03, 1925 West Point, New York, USA - d. Jul 31, 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA ) Male

Biography: Gore Vidal was born Eugene Luther Gore Vidal Jr. on October 3, 1925 in West Point, New York to Eugene and Nina Vidal. He joined the U.S. Army Reserves after graduating from Exeter Academy in 1943. While in the Army, he published his first novel, Williwaw, in 1946. He ran for Congress in 1960 and ran for governor of California in 1982.

Film/TV Credits: His writing for film includes: "The Catered Affair," "I Accuse!," "The Left Handed Gun," "The Scapegoat," Suddenly, Last Summer," "Last of the Mobile Hot Shots," "Caligula," and "Dimenticare Palermo." His writing for television includes: "Suspense," "Omnibus," "Studio One in Hollywood," "The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse," "Climax!," "Texaco Star Theatre," "Matinee Theatre," "Sunday Showcase," "Dress Gray," Lincoln," and "Billy the Kid." His acting credits include: "Bob Roberts," "With Honors," "Shadow Conspiracy," Gattaca," "Family Guy," and "Shrink."

Other Awards: National Book Award for his non-fiction collection "United States: Essays, 1952-1992."

The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on August 3, 2012.

ProductionsDate of Productions
Gore Vidal's The Best Man
[Play, Revival]
  • Written by Gore Vidal
Apr 01, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012
A Catered Affair
[Musical, Original]
  • Based on the Turner Entertainment motion picture written by Gore Vidal
Apr 17, 2008 - Jul 27, 2008
Gore Vidal's The Best Man
[Play, Revival]
  • Written by Gore Vidal
Sep 17, 2000 - Dec 31, 2000
An Evening With Richard Nixon and...
[Play, Satire, Original]
  • Written by Gore Vidal
Apr 30, 1972 - May 13, 1972
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Gore Vidal
Mar 13, 1968 - Mar 30, 1968
[Play, Original]
  • Book adapted by Gore Vidal
Jan 10, 1962 - Mar 10, 1962
The Best Man
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Gore Vidal
Mar 31, 1960 - Jul 08, 1961
A Visit to a Small Planet
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Gore Vidal
Feb 07, 1957 - Jan 11, 1958
1960 Tony Award® Best Play
The Best Man [nominee]
Written by Gore Vidal
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