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Gray, Spalding 1941-2004

Overview
Works: 195 works in 394 publications in 3 languages and 12,893 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  War films  Television plays, American  Comedy films  Biographical films  Fiction  Diaries 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Narrator, Other, zxx
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the New York times Sydney Schanberg's account of his friendship with Cambodian interpreter Dith pran
Beaches by Iris Rainer Dart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member 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 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perpetual malcontent who, in trying to recapture the bliss, innocence, and purity of childhood, seems doomed to find only the opposite
It's a slippery slope by Spalding Gray( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spalding Gray gives a performance about life in general, his work as an actor, and his feelings about the small role he played in the movie The killing fields
Thornton Wilder's Our town : two historic productions on two DVD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member 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
Beyond Rangoon by John Boorman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and German and held by 372 WorldCat member 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
Gray's anatomy by Spalding Gray( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eye problem sets Gray off on tour of alternative medecine, including sweat lodges, nutritionists, and the "Elivs Presley of psychic surgeons."
And everything is going fine( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member 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
Gray's anatomy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic stories showcasing amiable and offbeat characters such as the world's laziest woman and 50 sets of twins
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Aaron Kurlander uses his wit, imagination and fearless sense of adventure to survive against seemingly unbeatable odds in depression-ear St. Louis
How high( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buckminster Fuller : thinking out loud( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member 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
Clara's heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara Mayfield, a Jamaican housekeeper, enters the Harts' luxurious suburban Baltimore home as an interloper, but her unshakable dignity and bounteous humor act like sunshine on the tight bud of David's soul. He flowers under her care and even fashions his speech after hers
Thornton Wilder's Our town( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Thornton Wilder's play about the residents of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, during the early years of the 20th century
Drunks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a small group of people who meet at an Alcoholics Anaonymos meeting to share coffee and laughs along with their stories of recovery
Monster in a box( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member 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.'
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 20th century New Hampshire, the Webb and Gibbs families live next door to each other in a small town called Grover's Corners. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface there is nostalgia, but small ironies and inconsistencies persist that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the town drunk Simon Stimson
 
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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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