Historic playwright who wrote the classic plays A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, The Glass Menagerie, Sweet Bird of Youth, and Summer and Smoke. A Streetcar Named Desire was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948 and is widely considered one of the greatest plays of the 20th century.
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|FULL NAME:||Tennessee Williams|
|BIRTH DATE:||March 26, 1911|
|AGE:||109 years old|
Tennessee Williams is a Playwright. He had a serious relationship with actor Phillip Merlo, but drug abuse and infidelity ended their romance. He also had a relationship with Pancho Rodríguez y González. His sister Rose, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia, was his inspiration for the character Laura from The Glass Menagerie. He studied journalism at the University of Missouri and Colombia University. After falling in love with a girl who didn’t return his love, he began writing poetry, essays, stories, and plays.
DID YOU KNOW A Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival takes place in March of every year to commemorate his career. The festival began in 1986, three years after his death. There is also a theatre named after him in Key West, Florida.
FACT He, Eugene O’Neill and Arthur Miller are regarded as the preeminent American playwrights of the 1900’s.
Currently, Tennessee Williams is 109 years old. He will celebrate his 110th birthday on a Sunday, March 26th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Tennessee Williams’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Tennessee Williams was born in the Year of the Pig. People with this sign are nice and good-mannered. They’re always forgiving of other people’s mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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