William Inge bio

Birth Name: William Motter Inge

Occupation: Playwright

Place Of Birth: Independence

Date Of Birth: May 3, 1913

Date Of Death: June 10, 1973

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

William Inge was born on the 3rd of May, 1913. He was known for being a Playwright. A twentieth-century American dramatist and novelist, he is best known for his play, Picnic, which premiered at the Music Box Theatre and served as the Broadway debut of renowned actor, Paul Newman. Inge’s other popular plays include The Dark at the Top of the Stairs and Bus Stop.

William Inge was born in Independence. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Drama. He began his career as a drama critic for the St. Louis Star-Times. His play, Picnic, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

William Inge was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Motter Inge is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Inge’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Inge’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Inge was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Motter Inge
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: William Inge was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: William Inge was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: William Inge had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

William Inge’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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