Larry Kramer in April 2010
|Born||June 25, 1935|
Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||May 27, 2020 (aged 84)|
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Screenwriter, novelist, essayist, playwright, activist|
|Subject||Gay community, AIDS activism|
David Webster (m. 2013)
Larry Kramer (June 25, 1935 – May 27, 2020) was an American playwright, author, public health and LGBT rights activist. He began his career rewriting scripts while working for Columbia Picture. There he wrote the screenplay for the 1969 movie Women in Love. He earned an Academy Award nomination for his work.
His brother was lawyer Arthur Kramer (1927–2008).
References[change | change source]
- Vargas, Jose Antonio (2005-05-09), "The Pessivist; AIDS Activist Larry Kramer, Hoarse From Speaking Truth to Power", The Washington Post, p. C01, retrieved 2007-09-23 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- PSB interview
- Lewis, Daniel (May 27, 2020). "Larry Kramer, Author and Outspoken AIDS Activist, Dies at 84". The New York Times.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Larry Kramer at Wikimedia Commons