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James Kirkwood

AKA James Kirkwood, Jr.

Born: 22-Aug-1924
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 21-Apr-1989
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: AIDS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Novelist, Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Chorus Line

Father: James Kirkwood (silent film actor, b. 22-Feb-1875, d. 24-Aug-1963)
Mother: Lila Lee (silent film actress, b. 25-Jul-1901, d. 13-Nov-1973)

    Tony For A Chorus Line
    Pulitzer Prize For A Chorus Line

    The Supernaturals (1986)
    Mommie Dearest (16-Sep-1981) · Master of Ceremonies
    Oh, God! Book II (3-Oct-1980) · Psychiatrist #2

Author of books:
There Must Be a Pony! (1960, novel)
Good Times, Bad Times (1968, novel)
American Grotesque (1970, nonfiction, on the John F. Kennedy assassination)
P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! (1972, novel)
Some Kind of Hero (1975, novel)
Hit Me with A Rainbow (1979, novel)

Wrote plays:
U.T.B.U. Unhealthy To Be Unpleasant (1966)
A Chorus Line (1975, with Nicholas Dante)
Legends (1987)

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