Paul Eliot Green

Paul Eliot Green

Birth
Lillington, Harnett County, North Carolina, USA
Death 4 May 1981 (aged 87)
Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 6837293 · View Source
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Playwright, Motion Picture Screenwriter. He was an outspoken champion of civil rights and one of the first white Americans to write plays about black life. In 1926 he wrote "In Abraham's Bosom" and in 1927 he won the Pulitzer Prize for the drama. He also wrote seven Broadway plays and other books including "The Lost Colony" (1937) and "The Common Glory" (1948). He also collaborated with black author Richard Wright on the stage version of his "Native Son".


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  • Added: 7 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6837293
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Eliot Green (17 Mar 1894–4 May 1981), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6837293, citing Old Chapel Hill Cemetery, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .