Lanford Wilson’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Lanford Wilson died at age 73, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding playwright Lanford Wilson's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright who wrote Lemon Sky, Burn This, and Angels Fall.

He worked as a riveter in the Ryan Aircraft Plant, while studying Art and Art History at San Diego State College.

He won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award and the Obie Award for his 1973 play The Hot I Baltimore.

How did Lanford Wilson die?

Lanford Wilson's death was caused by complications from pneumonia.

Lanford Wilson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose work — earthy, realist, greatly admired, widely performed — centered on the sheer ordinariness of marginality, died on Thursday in Wayne, N.J. He was 73 and lived in Sag Harbor, on Long Island. The cause was complications of pneumonia, said Marshall W.

Information about the death of Lanford Wilson
Cause of deathComplications from pneumonia
Age of death73 years
BirthdayApril 13, 1937
Death dateMarch 24, 2011
Place of deathWayne, New Jersey, United States
Place of burialN/A


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