William Gibson

William Gibson

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 25 Nov 2008 (aged 94)
Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 31771679 · View Source
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Playwright, Author. He is best known for writing "The Miracle Worker." Originally airing in 1957 as an episode of the program "Playhouse 90," the story later became a Tony Award-winning production (1959 to 1961) and a 1962 motion picture adaptation. He was educated at the City College of New York before moving to Kansas where he made a living as a piano teacher. After years of writing plays for local theatre, he made his Broadway debut with the production "Two for the Seesaw" (1958 to 1959, for which it received a Tony Award-nomination). Gibson wrote the novel "The Cobweb," which became a 1955 film adaptation. His other notable stage credits are "A Cry of Players" (1968 to 1969), "Golda" (1977 to 1978), "Monday After the Miracle" (1982) and "Golda's Balcony" (2003 to 2005).

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  • Added: 28 Nov 2008
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Gibson (13 Nov 1914–25 Nov 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31771679, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.