Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson

Writer

Robert Anderson, the American playwright and screenwriter whose popular plays explored relationships between men and women and children and parents — in Tea and Sympathy, I Never Sang for My Father and You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running — died Feb. 9, 2009, at his Manhattan home. His stepdaughter, Mary-Kelly Busch, told Playbill.com that the 91-year-old author, a native New York City resident, had lived with Alzheimer's disease for the past seven years. The cause of death was pneumonia.

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  • Also known as: Robert Woodruff Anderson
  • Born: Apr 28, 1917 in New York, NY, USA
  • Death: Feb 9, 2009 in Manhattan, New York
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