Robert Woodruff Anderson


Born
in New York, New York, The United States
April 28, 1917

Died
February 09, 2009

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Robert Anderson (born Robert Woodruff Anderson) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and theater producer.

He is best remembered as the author of Tea and Sympathy. The play made its Broadway debut in 1953 and was made into an MGM film in 1956; both starred Deborah Kerr and John Kerr.

Average rating: 3.8 · 553 ratings · 48 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
Tea and Sympathy

3.83 avg rating — 381 ratings — published 1952 — 6 editions
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I Never Sang for My Father

3.75 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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You Know I Can't Hear You W...

3.40 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1967 — 3 editions
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Solitaire & Double Solitaire

3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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After

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1973
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Getting Up and Going Home

4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1978
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Elements of Literature Anno...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1993
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I'm Herbert

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3.90 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1962 — 2 editions
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More books by Robert Woodruff Anderson…
“Death ends a life, but it does not end a relationship, which struggles on in the survivor’s mind toward some final resolution, some clear meaning, which it perhaps never finds.”
Robert Woodruff Anderson, I Never Sang for My Father

“Mr. Big-Ass she calls me, if you'll excuse the expression. And I say, ''Honey, you can't drive a spike with a tack hammer''.”
Robert Woodruff Anderson, You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running

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