Knowledge Identifier: +Jon_Robin_Baitz
Born in 1961.
Countries: United States (57%), New York (36%), Canada (7%)
Linked to: Beverly Hills High School, New School for Drama, Jews, Los Angeles Times
Its 1987 success in L.A. led to an off-Broadway production with Nathan Lane the following year, which earned him a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding New Play
From 1990 to 2002, Baitz was the romantic partner of actor and director Joe Mantello
In 1993, he co-scripted "The Frightening Frammis", which was directed by Tom Cruise and aired as an episode of the Showtime anthology series "Fallen Angels"
In 1996, he was one of the three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for his semi-autobiographical play "A Fair Country"
Baitz was the New School for Drama's artist in residence for the 2009-2010 school year
Thomas Sadoski - In 2011 he originated the role of 'Trip Wyeth' in Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" for which he won an Obie *award and Lucille Lortel *award
Linda Thorson - In 2014, she is slated to appear in Jon Robin Baitz's play Other Desert Cities
In 2019, Baitz generated controversy when he became the first member of the WGA to defy the guild's directive that members fire their talent agents, amid ongoing negotiations with the Association of Talent Agents