Birthplace: Lebanon, Missouri
Prolific playwright whose works center on dynamic characters, often plagued by psychological problems. In 1969, he co-founded the Circle Repertory Company. His plays include So Long at the Fair (1963), The Mound Builders (1975), Redwood Curtain (1993), and the 1980 Pulitzer Prize winner, Talley's Folly.
Fact Monster/Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
More on Lanford Wilson from Fact Monster: