Nebraska Authors

Philip Abbott Alexander

AKA: Philip Abbott

Born 1924-03-21 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1998-02-23
Tarzana, CA (USA)

Buried
Los Angeles, CA (USA)
Roman Catholic San Fernando Mission Cemetery

Brother of John C. Alexander

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Hollywood, CA
Tarzana, CA

Author Of

  • Play/Screenplay
  • Visual Work

Education

Fordham University
Pasadena Playhouse

Occupation

TV Star
Actor
Playwright
Co-founder of Theatre West, a stage company in Los Angeles, CA

Places Worked

Hollywood, CA

Honors

Honorary Mayor of Tarzana, CA in the 1970s

Associations

Los Angeles United Cerebral Palsy-Spastic Children's Foundation, Board Member and President
Was awarded the Air Medal and three oak leaf clusters for service as a bomber pilot during World War II

Bibliography

Promises to Keep. 1965. (play)

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