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Wallace Shawn

Obie Award–winning playwright and a noted stage and screen actor. He is a mainstay on the New York theater scene. He’s also had celebrated roles in several films, including The Princess Bride, Toy Story and the 1981 cult classic, My Dinner with Andre, which he also co-wrote. He has written numerous plays, including The Fever, Aunt Dan and Lemon, Grasses of a Thousand Colors and The Designated Mourner. His book of nonfiction, titled Essays, came out in 2009.

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