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August Wilson (I) (1945–2005)

Writer | Actor | Producer

August Wilson once dropped out of school, disillusioned after having been unjustly accused of plagiarism by a racist instructor who could not fathom the artistic and intellectual genius of a then ... read full biography
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Apr 27, 1945 (died Oct 2, 2005)
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Past Film & Video (3 titles) Budget Opening Weekend Gross
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Fences (2016)
Writer (based upon his play "Fences"), Writer (screenplay by) Writer (based upon his play "Fences"), Writer (screenplay by)   See fewer
$24MM
$129K
$58MM
$64MM
Fences (2012)
(Video) - Writer (Author) Writer (Author)   See fewer
$1K
The Naked Proof (2003)
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
Past Television (1 title) Episodes
The Piano Lesson (1995)
(TV Movie) - Producer, Writer (play), Writer (teleplay) Producer, Writer (play), Writer (teleplay)   See fewer
Self (8 titles)
60 Minutes (2002)
(TV Series) - Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson") (1 episode, 2002) Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson") (1 episode, 2002)   See fewer
Hamas/August Wilson/The FBI's Dirty Little Secret (Jan 27, 2002) Season 34, Episode 19 - Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson") Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson")   See fewer
The 55th Annual Tony Awards (2001)
(TV Special) - Himself - Nominee & Presenter Himself - Nominee & Presenter   See fewer
Working in the Theatre (1987–2001)
(TV Series) - Himself (2 episodes, 1987) Himself (2 episodes, 1987)   See fewer
Playwright, Director & Choreographer (Apr 25, 2001) Season 23, Episode 1 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Playwright & Director (Sep 4, 1987) Season 9, Episode 5 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Charlie Rose (1998)
(TV Series) - Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1998) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1998)   See fewer
Episode dated 25 February 1998 (Feb 25, 1998) Himself - Guest Himself - Guest   See fewer
Literary Visions (1992)
(TV Series) - Himself (2 episodes, 1992) Himself (2 episodes, 1992)   See fewer
A Frame for Meaning: Theme in Drama (1992) Season 1, Episode 22 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Ways of Seeing: Responding to Literature (1992) Season 1, Episode 2 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Ebony/Jet Showcase (1990)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1990) Himself (1 episode, 1990)   See fewer
Episode dated 23 November 1990 (Nov 23, 1990) Himself Himself   See fewer
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (1989)
(TV Special) - Himself - Presenter Himself - Presenter   See fewer
The 41st Annual Tony Awards (1987)
(TV Special) - Himself - Winner Himself - Winner   See fewer
Archive Footage (2 titles)
American Masters (2015)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2015) Himself (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand (Feb 20, 2015) Season 29, Episode 2 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
60 Minutes (2002)
(TV Series) - Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson") (1 episode, 2002) Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson") (1 episode, 2002)   See fewer
Murder in the Second Degree/There's No Business Like Shoe Business/August Wilson (Aug 4, 2002) Season 34, Episode 46 - Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson") (archive footage) Himself - Playwright (segment "August Wilson") (archive footage)   See fewer
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