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I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.






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Wilson Mizner
Wilson Mizner
  • Born: May 19, 1876
  • Died: April 3, 1933
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Dramatist

Wilson Mizner was an American playwright, raconteur, and entrepreneur. His best-known plays are The Deep Purple, produced in 1910, and The Greyhound, produced in 1912. He was manager and co-owner of The Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles, California, and was part of the failed project of his older brother, Addison, to create a new resort in Boca Raton, Florida. Taking considerable liberties with their lives, he and Addison are the protagonists of Stephen Sondheim's musical Road Show (alternately known as Wise Guys, Gold!, and Bounce).

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