He has died at age 73. Wilson won the Pulitzer Prize for his play, "Talley's Folly." He wrote 17 full length plays and 30 one acts. Titles include "The Hot L Baltimore," "Burn This," "Fifth of July" and "Redwood Curtain," which had just come out when Terry spoke to Wilson in 1992. Wilson was one of the founders of The Circle Repertory Company in New York. He was nominated for Tony Awards for "Angels Fall," "Talley's Folly" and "Fifth of July." (REBROADCAST. ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 3/13/92)
Playwright Lanford Wilson. Wilson won the Pulitzer Prize for his play, "Talley's Folly." His new play is "Redwood Curtain," the story of a Amerasian girl in the Pacific Northwest, looking for her father, a Vietnam Vet.