Date of Birth:
John Patrick Shanley
3 October 1950
John Patrick Shanley created 2 movies in the Comedy, Romance, Music, Drama, Mystery genres.
John Patrick Shanley got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
His play "Doubt" has won several awards for outstanding dramatic play including: the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, the 2004-2005 Drama Desk Award and the 2005 Tony Award. The play is about a molestation charge in a Catholic school.
The New York City area in which he grew up was the setting of his first script, Five Corners (1987).
Successful playwright of such works as "Savage In Limbo" and "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea". Whenever possible, he directs his plays as well.
After he was thrown out of Catholic school in New York, he attended the private Thomas Moore Prep School in Harrisville, New Hampshire. He then returned to New York and attended New York University, left to enlist in the military and then returned to finish university on the G.I. Bill. He graduated in 1977 as valedictorian.
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