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Robert E. Lee

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American career armed forces officer who commanded the Confederate Military of North Virginia through the American Civil Battle. He surrendered to Union General Ulysses S Offer at Appomattox Courtroom House on Apr 9, 1865. He went to West Stage and graduated as another lieutenant in the Corps of Designers. Leader Abraham Lincoln provided him a posture in the Union Military, but he made a decision to stick to his home condition into secession despite his perception which the Union should stay intact. He was linked to Helen Keller through her mom, and his wife was Martha Washington’s great-granddaughter. He offered as Jefferson Davis’s mature military consultant for area of the Civil Battle.

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Full Name Robert E. Lee
Date Of Birth January 19, 1807
Died October 12, 1870, Lexington, Virginia, United States
Place Of Birth Stratford Hall, VA
Profession Politician
Education United States Military Academy Preparatory School
Nationality American, Confederate
Spouse Mary Anna Custis Lee
Children George Washington Custis Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, Eleanor Agnes Lee, Robert E. Lee Jr., Mildred Childe Lee, Anne Carter Lee, Mary Custis Lee
Parents Henry Lee III, Anne Hill Carter Lee
Siblings Sydney Smith Lee, Henry Lee IV, Charles Carter Lee, Algernon Sidney Lee, Lucy Grymes Lee Carter, Anne Kinloch Lee Marshall, Philip Lee, Catherine Mildred Lee Childe
Star Sign Capricorn

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1Playwright, lyricist and screenwriter, who usually worked in conjunction with Jerome Lawrence. All together, they collaborated on 39 plays. During World War II, they established the Armed Forces Radio Services, which provided entertainment and news to troops both overseas and stateside. Lee was a graduate of Wesleyan University and co-founder (with Lawrence) of the American Playwrights' Theatre in 1965.
2Brother-in-law of Elizabeth Waldo.
3Was nominated for Broadway's 1966 Tony Award for book written with Jerome Lawrence as part of Best Musical nomination for "Mame."


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inherit the Wind1999TV Movie play
Inherit the Wind1988TV Movie play
First Monday in October1981play / screenplay
Charlie's Angels1980TV Series story - 1 episode
Actor1978TV Movie
Rickles1975TV Movie play excerpt
Lincoln1975TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Mame1974Broadway musical / stage play 'Auntie Mame' - as Lee
Inherit the Wind1965TV Movie play
Shangri-La1960TV Movie musical libretto / play
Inherit the Wind1960play
West PointTV Series 29 episodes, 1956 - 1957 teleplay - 1 episode, 1956
The Halls of Ivy1955TV Series 2 episodes
Your Favorite StoryTV Series teleplay - 7 episodes, 1953 adaptation - 5 episodes, 1953 writer - 3 episodes, 1953 original story - 1 episode, 1954
The UnexpectedTV Series 1 episode, 1952 writer - 23 episodes, 1952 teleplay - 1 episode, 1952 written by - 1 episode, 1952
Tonight on Broadway1948TV Series book - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Auntie Mame1958adapted for the stage by
Your Favorite StoryTV Series production consultant - 12 episodes, 1953 literary consultant - 4 episodes, 1953 - 1955 literary consultants - 1 episode, 1953
The UnexpectedTV Series production consultant - 19 episodes, 1952 production coordinator - 2 episodes, 1952 story consultant - 1 episode, 1952 production counsellor - 1 episode, 1952

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Your Favorite Story1953TV Series production consultant - 2 episodes
The Unexpected1952TV Series production consultant - 5 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shangri-La1960TV Movie lyrics: "Om Mani Padme Hum", "Lost Horizon", "The Man I Never Met", "The World Outside", "I'm Just a Little Bit Confused", "Second Time in Love", "Walk Sweet", "Love Is What I Never Knew", "Shangri-La", "Man in the Dark", "Men Are Only Boys Grown Tall"
The Ed Sullivan Show1956TV Series lyrics - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Corwin1996TV MovieHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984Valentine Davies AwardWriters Guild of America, USA

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1982WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Comedy Adapted from Another MediumFirst Monday in October (1981)· Jerome Lawrence
1978Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Special Program - Drama or Comedy - AdaptationActor (1978)· Jerome Lawrence (writer)


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