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Gray, Spalding 1941-2004

Overview
Works: 183 works in 424 publications in 4 languages and 13,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Historical films  War films  Television plays, American  Comedy films  Monologues (Drama)  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The killing fields by Roland Joffé( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,367 libraries worldwide
Based on the New York times Sydney Schanberg's account of his friendship with Cambodian interpreter Dith pran
Beaches by Garry Marshall( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Impossible vacation by Spalding Gray( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 libraries worldwide
A perpetual malcontent who, in trying to recapture the bliss, innocence, and purity of childhood, seems doomed to find only the opposite
Moving parts : monologues from contemporary plays ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
More than 125 monologues by Mamet, Shepard, August Wilson, and others
Our town by Thornton Wilder( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson
It's a slippery slope by Spalding Gray( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Within the span of a single year, Spalding Gray marries and divorces one woman, moves in with another who bears him a son, and learns to ski
Swimming to Cambodia ( visu )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Spalding Gray performs a monologue where he discusses his trip to Southeast Asia to create the role of U.S. Ambassador's aide for the film "The killing fields."
Beyond Rangoon by John Boorman( visu )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and German and held by 372 libraries worldwide
A young San Francisco widow is swept into a political uprising in Burma after her sister reluctantly drags her on a tour of southeast Asia
And everything is going fine ( visu )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
After the death in 2004 of American theater actor and monologist Spalding Gray, director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) pieced together a narrative of Gray's life to create the documentary AND EVERYTHING IS GOING FINE. Brilliantly and sensitively assembled entirely from footage of Gray, taken from interviews and one-man shows from throughout his career, it is a rich, full portrait, and autobiography of sorts, of a figure who was never less than candid but retained an air of mystery. In essence, this hilarious, moving, and revealing film has become Gray's final monologue
Gray's anatomy by Spalding Gray( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
An eye problem sets Gray off on tour of alternative medecine, including sweat lodges, nutritionists, and the "Elivs Presley of psychic surgeons."
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Underneath: A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend
Gray's anatomy by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
A comical look at Gray's middle-age angst, with its impending mortality and, in his case, sight distortion in his left eye. After being diagnosed with a rare and mysterious eye condition, Gray recalls his hilarious and obsessive pursuits into alternative healing. His mission takes him on different cultural adventures: to a Native American sweat ceremony involving mass nude encounters in a sweatbox; to a debilitating raw vegetable diet guru; and, most memorably, a trip to the Philippines to try out the "Elvis Presley of psychic surgeons."
True stories by David Byrne( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
A look at Virgil, Texas, and its eccentric inhabitants which include the bachelor who posts a "wife wanted" sign on his lawn, the world's laziest woman and a precision lawn-mower marching team
How high ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Silas and Jamal are buddies who enjoy smoking voluminous amounts of marijuana. They end up in the possession of some magical weed that enhances their brainpower during college entrance exams, thus enabling them to enter that esteemed institution of learning, Harvard University. Once firmly ensconced in the halls of academia, however, the pals run out of their supernatural supply and are forced to get creative in the pursuit of an Ivy League degree
In search of the Monkey Girl by Randal Levenson( Book )
6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Clara's heart ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Corrina, Corrina: A funny, heart-warming story of a newly widowed man struggling to raise his little girl, and the woman who brings magic and laughter back into their lives when she comes to be their housekeeper
Buckminster Fuller : thinking out loud ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A retrospective look at the life & work of the innovative & controversial thinker Buckminster Fuller. Includes excerpts from his writings & archival footage of interviews
Spaulding Gray's Monster in a box ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Legendary monologist Spalding Gray takes you on an unforgettable and often hilarious journey through the pitfalls of the creative mind in this brilliant follow-up to his critical and audience favorite, 'Swimming to Cambodia.'
Drunks ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Story of a small group of recovering alcoholics who meet in the basement of a Times Square church to share coffee and laughs along with their stories of recovery
Morning, noon, and night by Spalding Gray( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
In a hilarious new monologue about fatherhood, the author of "Swimming to Cambodia" tells the event-filled, trauma-driven, emotionally charged, and outrageously funny story of a day of his life in October 1997, after the birth of his son, Theo
 
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Alternative Names
Alexander, Victor 1941-2004
Carson, Rick 1941-2004
Gray, Spalding Rockwell 1941-2004
Spalding Gray
Spalding Gray acteur américain
Spalding Gray Amerikaans acteur
Spalding Gray amerikansk skådespelare
Spalding Gray amerikansk skodespelar
Spalding Gray amerikansk skuespiller
Spalding Gray attore, sceneggiatore e commediografo statunitense
Spalding Gray US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller
Сполдинг Грей
اسپالدینگ گری بازیگر آمریکایی
スポルディング・グレイ
斯普爾丁·格雷
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