Williams Tennesci

Williams Tennesci
Tennecsi Williams (birth name — Thomas Lanier Williams III) was born 26 March in 1914 in the city of Columbus (Mississippi, USA).

Alias ??Tennessee taken at the beginning of his literary career. The prototype of Wingfield in the play "The Glass Menagerie" (1945) served as the playwright's own family: a strict picky father reproached his son in the absence of masculinity; overbearing mother, not to the extent of the family was proud of the prominent position in society, and sister Rose, who suffered from depression.

Not wanting to wallow in the workplace, to which he was sentenced constrained financial situation of the family, Williams led a bohemian life, wandering from one corner to another exotic (New Orleans, Mexico, Key West, Santa Monica, CA). His early play "Battle of Angels" (1940) is based on a typical collision: goeth on still in the stifling atmosphere of the town, three women are drawn to the wandering poet.

The most famous play Williams — "A Streetcar Named 'Desire'" (1947).

Williams Plays repeatedly attracted the attention of filmmakers — among the many film adaptations of his works most popular were "Streetcar" Desire "," directed by Elia Kazan (1951) with the participation of and { 2248 person-Vivien Leigh} {/ person} and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," directed by Richard Brooks (1958), in which the starring and {person-387} {Paul Newman / person}.

Williams, twice nominated for the Academy Award for best writer — in 1952 for "A Streetcar Named 'Desire'" and in 1957 — for a shot Elia Kazan film "Dolly", which is based his two one-act plays "Twenty-seven trucks with cotton" and "inedible dinnerĀ».

Tennessee Williams died in New York City {day-2-25} 25 February {/ day} in 1983.