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Craig Lucas was born on April 30, 1951 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is a writer, known for The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002), The Dying Gaul (2005) and Prelude to a Kiss (1992). See full bio »

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 2018 Great Performances (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Gershwin: An American in Paris (2018) ... (book)
 2006 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- The Light in the Piazza (2006) ... (book)
 2005/I The Dying Gaul (screenplay)
 2002 The Secret Lives of Dentists (screenplay)
 1995 Reckless (play - uncredited) / (written by)
 1992 Prelude to a Kiss (play) / (screenplay)
 1989 Longtime Companion (written by)
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blue Window (1987) ... (writer)
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(January 8 to 26, 1992) His play, "Prelude to a Kiss," was performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Gus Rogerson (Peter); V Craig Heidenreich (Taylor/Tom); Laren Lane (Rita); Sonja Lanzener (Mrs. Boyle); Fred Major (Dr. Boyle); William McNulty (Minister/Uncle Fred); Mara Swanson (... See more »

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When Alec Baldwin kissed the old man onstage [in "Prelude to a Kiss"], the audience in the theater went, "Awww." When he kissed him in the film, you would have thought I brought a Rwandan child out and cut his head off. [Laughs] The studio said: Let's make it a hug instead. And I said: Well, then we'd have to call it "Prelude to a Hug." I didn't come to the film with the adventuresome spirit that... See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1990 Tony Award as author of Best Play nominee "Prelude to a Kiss" and again in 2005 for writing the book for "Light in the Piazza." See more »

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