Tennessee Williams

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Tennessee Williams

- In college, Williams was known for skipping classes and missing exams simply because he forgot about them.-Williams briefly worked as an elevator operator at a hotel in New York.-Williams’ mother Edwina had a permanent blemish on her nose after her husband Cornelius slammed a door in her face.

In Tennesse's 40 year career he made made many works such as, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", "A Streetcar Named Desire", "the Glass Menagerie" and "The Field of Blue Children"

Tennessee Williams was born Thomas Lanier Williams III in Columbus Mississippi, in 1911. his friends began calling him Tennesse. Young williams always shy and fragile, was always ostracized and taunted in school. AT 16 williams won a prize in a national competition. when he was in college he wrote some of is first plays. Before williams could recieve his degree his father forced him to withdraw from school. C.C. Williams made his son go to work at the same company he worked at himself


In his long career he wrote 25 full-length Plays (five made into movies), five screenplays, over seventy one act plays, hundreds of short stories, two novels, poetry, and a memoir






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