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Romulus Linney

Writer
( b. Sep 21, 1930 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - d. Jan 15, 2011 Germantown, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Father of Laura Linney

Biography: Romulus Linney was born Romulus Zachariah Linney IV on September 21, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Maitland and Romulus Zachariah Linney III. He studied at Oberlin College and Yale School of Drama. He married Ann Leggett, and then Margaret Jane Andrews. His daughter Laura was from his third marriage to Laura Callanan. His other daughter is Susan Linney. He served as chair of the MFA Playwriting program at Columbia University. He was the first writer spotlighted at the Signature Theatre Company.

Film/TV Credits: Acting: "Kinsey" Writing: "The American Parade"

Trivia:
The marquees of the Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on January 18, 2011.



ProductionsDate of Productions
The Love Suicide at Schofield Barracks
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Romulus Linney
Feb 09, 1972 - Feb 12, 1972
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