Harris, Thomas Walter

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HARRIS, Thomas Walter

HARRIS, Thomas Walter. Also writes as T. H. Darling. American, b. 1930. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Novels. Career: Affiliated with Appeal Printing Company, New York, 1948-49; affiliated with Bureau of Internal Revenue, Washington, DC, 1956-57; Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA, librarian in literature and fiction department, 1961-; University of California, Los Angeles, teacher of playwriting, 1966-; teacher of mass communications at Inner City Cultural Center, 1968. Board member of Actors Studio West Playwrights Unit; director of Studio West; executive producer and director of Los Angeles Citizens Co. Actor, appearing in productions including Hometown U.S.A., a radio series For Voice Of America. Collector & Editor of Audrey Skirball-Kenis Theatre Collection, 1996-. Publications: PLAYS: Daddy Hugs and Kisses, 1960; The Relic, 1961; The Selma Maid, 1967; The Solution, 1970, rev. as Model City, 1991; Mary Queen of Crackers, 1971; Suds, 1973; A Streetcar Salad, 1979; Fall of an Iron Horse; All Tigers Are Tame; City Beneath the Skin; Who Killed Sweetie; Beverly Hills Olympics; At Wits End; The Man Handlers; Clothespins and Dreams (musical). OTHER: Always with Love, 1970; No Time to Play, 1977. TELEVISION SHOWS: I Spy; Rin Tin Tin; The Junkyard. FILMS: When I Grow Up; Man Made Angry; Desert Killing; The Ally; The Guardian; Street Heat; Then Came the Winter; The Brothers; The Voice. Address: 1786 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019, U.S.A.

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