FØDT 12. MARTS 1928
    DØD 16. SEPTEMBER 2016

    Edward Albee blev født 12. marts 1928 og begyndte at skrive dramatik 30 år senere. Hans stykker inkluderer The Zoo Story (1958), The Death of Bessie Smith (1959), The Sandbox (1959), The American Dream (1960), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1961-62, Tony Award), Tiny Alice (1964), A Delicate Balance (1966, Pulitzer Prize; 1996, Tony Award), All Over (1971), Seascape (1974, Pulitzer Prize), Listening (1975), Counting the Ways (1975), The Lady from Dubuque (1977-78), The Man Who Had Three Arms (1981), Finding the Sun (1982), Marriage Play (1986-87), Three Tall Women (1991, Pulitzer Prize), Fragments (1993), The Play About the Baby (1997), The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2000, 2002 Tony Award), Occupant (2001), At Home at the Zoo: (Act 1, Homelife. Act 2, The Zoo Story) (2004), and Me, Myself & I (2008).

    Edward Albee var medlem af the Dramatists Guild Council og formand for the Edward F. Albee Foundation. I 1980 blev han tildelt the Gold Medal in Drama fra the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. I 1996 modtog han the Kennedy Center Honors og the National Medal of Arts. I 2005 blev han hædret med en særlig Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement.

    Fotograf: Jerry Speier