Frank D. Gilroy (Writer) | Playbill

Frank D. Gilroy


Mr. Gilroy, who began his writing career in live television, was an active screenwriter. He also wrote the scripts for "The Only Game in Town," "Desperate Characters," "From Noon Till Three," based on his own novel, "Once in Paris," "The Gig" and "The Luckiest Man in the World." He was also director of some of these films.

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  • Born: Oct 13, 1925 in New York, NY
  • Death: Sep 12, 2015 in Monroe, NY


New York Drama Critics' Circle
1965 Best Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1964 John Gassner Award Winner
Pulitzer Prize
1965 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner
Tony Award
1965 Author of a Play Nominee

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