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Frank Gilroy


Frank Daniel Gilroyis an award-winning playwright, producer, screenwriter and director. After graduating from Dartmouth College and the Yale School of Drama, he contributed profusely as a writer to the golden age of television. His impressive first play, Who’ll Save the Plowboy?, won an Obie Award in 1962. In 1965, his Off Broadway play The Subject Was Roses won the Tony Award for Best Play, the Obie Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and reached the Broadway stage two years later. That Summer, That Fall, an adaptation of the Hippolytus-Phaedra story, premiered to positive reviews in 1967.In the 1970’s Mr. Gilroy moved onto films, directing such successes as Desperate Characters, From Noon Till Three, and The Luckiest Man in the World. Mr. Gilroy and his wife Ruth Dorothy Gaydos have three sons.