William Hanley

William Hanley


Playwright William Hanley, who after a brief heyday as a playwright in the 1960s became a successful writer of television movies and mini-series, died May 25 2012 after suffering a fall in his home in Ridgefield, CT. He was 80.

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  • Born: Oct 22, 1931 in Lorain, OH
  • Death: May 25, 2012 in Ridgefield, CT


Drama Desk Award
1963 Vernon Rice Award Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1965 John Gassner Award Winner