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August Wilson


His condition was discovered on June 14 by doctors at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. They recommended chemoembolization, which the Pittsburth Post-Gazette described as "cancer-fighting drugs injected directly into the tumor," and a liver transplant. However, it turned out that the disease was at too advanced a stage for treatment.

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  • Also Known As: Frederick August Kittel
  • Born: Apr 27, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Death: Oct 02, 2005 in Seattle, Washington


Drama Desk Award
2007 Outstanding Play Nominee
2000 Outstanding Play Jitney Nominee
1987 Outstanding Play Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
2007 Best American Play Winner
2000 Best Play Jitney Winner
1996 Best Play Winner
1992 Best American Play Winner
1990 Best Play Winner
1988 Best Play Winner
1987 Best Play Winner
1985 Best Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1987 John Gassner Award Winner
Pulitzer Prize
1990 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner
1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner
Tony Award
2007 Play Nominee
2005 Play Nominee
2001 Play Nominee
1996 Play Nominee
1992 Play Nominee
1990 Play Nominee
1988 Play Nominee
1987 Play Winner
1985 Play Nominee

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