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A. R. Gurney
Born Albert Ramsdell Gurney, Jr.
(1930-11-01)November 1, 1930
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Died June 13, 2017(2017-06-13) (aged 86)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Occupation Playwright, novelist, screenwriter
Education Nichols School
St. Paul's School (1948)
Alma mater Williams College (1952)
Yale School of Drama (1958)
Genre Theatre
Notable works
  • Love Letters
  • The Cocktail Hour
  • The Dining Room
  • Sweet Sue
Spouse
Mary Forman Goodyear (m. 1957)
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Albert Ramsdell Gurney Jr. (November 1, 1930 – June 13, 2017) was an American playwright, novelist and academic. He was known for works including The Dining Room (1982), Sweet Sue (1986/7), Love Letters (1988), and The Cocktail Hour (1988).

Gurney died in Manhattan on June 13, 2017, at the age of 86.

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