Obituary of Spalding Gray

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Spalding Gray

Spalding Gray (born June 5, 1941 in Providence, Rhode Island) was a playwright and TV writer who was best known for creating autobiographical monologues that he wrote and performed during the 1980s and 1990s. He also made film adaptations of these works, beginning in the late 1980s. Spalding died on January 11, 2004 and his death was possibly because of suicide by drowning. He was only 62.

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Spalding Gray Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Gray, Spalding
    • Common Name: Spalding Gray
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • Birth Date: June 05, 1941
    • Age: 62 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Spud, Spuddy
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Christian
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Green (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Spalding's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Spalding Gray
    • Father: Rockwell Gray Sr.
    • Mother: Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Gray (née Horton)
    • Brother(s):
      • Rockwell Gray Jr.
      • Channing Gray
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Renée Shafransky (married August 1991-divorced 1993)
      • Kathleen Russo (married 1994-2004, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 11 2004 at age 62
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Suicide (by drowning)
  • Interment: Buried at Oakland Cemetery in Sag Harbor, New York, United States

Category Tags:

PlaywrightTV Writer American Born on June 5th Born in 1941 Born in Rhode Island Died in 2004 Died at age 62 Died from Suicide

Spalding's Notable Roles:

  • Gray's Anatomy (1996)

Quotable Quotes:

"[on Roland Joffé] He has the demeanour of Christ, the eyes of Rasputin and the body of Zorro." (IMDB)

"Spalding Gray's life was a remarkable journey filled with fearless exploration, insightful storytelling, and endless creativity, leaving an indelible mark on the world that continues to inspire and captivate audiences to this day. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-26 16:43:02
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