Tracy Letts

Tracy Letts
Date of Birth:
Jul 4, 1965
Place of Birth:
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Playwright, Screenwriter, Actor
Billie Letts,Dennis Letts
Carrie Coon (m. 2013)
Years active:
<b>Pulitzer Prize For Drama</b>,2008 August: Osage County , <b>Tony Award For Best Actor In A Play</b>,2013 Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

Tracy Letts - Biography Summary

Tracy S. Letts (born July 4, 1965) is an American playwright, screenwriter, and actor. He received the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play August: Osage County and a Tony Award for his portrayal of George in the revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? He is also known for his portrayal of Andrew Lockhart in seasons 3 and 4 of Showtime's Homeland, for which he has been nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards as a member of the ensemble. He currently portrays Nick on the HBO comedy Divorce. In 2017, Letts starred in three critically acclaimed films: The Lovers, Lady Bird, and The Post. The latter two films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, and Lady Bird garnered Letts a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture nomination.

Letts wrote the screenplays of three films adapted from his own plays: Bug and Killer Joe, both directed by William Friedkin, and August: Osage County, directed by John Wells. His 2009 play Superior Donuts was adapted into a television series of the same name which is currently in its second season on CBS.

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