American playwrightDied when: 83 years 327 days (1006 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Arthur Lee Kopit (né Koenig;May 10, 1937 – April 2, 2021) was an American playwright.He was a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for Indians and Wings.
He was also nominated for three Tony Awards: Best Play for Indians (1970) and Wings (1979), as well as Best Book of a Musical for Nine (1982).
He won the Vernon Rice Award (now known as the Drama Desk Award) in 1962 for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad and was nominated for another Drama Desk Award in 1979 for Wings.
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