Howard Lindsay (29 March, 1889 – 11 February, 1968) was an American Pulitzer Prize award winner playwright, director and actor.
- Mr. Lindsay was born in Boston as Herman Nelke.
- Before he started writing plays, Mr. Lindsay was an actor and even acted on Broadway.
- His wife, Dorothy Stickney, was also an actress, she acted in movies, television and theatre.
- The couple lived a longtime in Readington Township, NJ.
- Mr. Lindsay collaborated with Russel Crouse writing plays. Together they were known as Lindsay and Crouse.
- Lindsay and Crouse won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play State of the Union (1946).
- Frank Capra directed an adaptation of State of the Union in 1948.
- Mr. Lindsey and his wife played the king and queen in a TV adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (1957).
- Lindsay and Crouse also won the Tony for best musical for The Sound of Music.
- They also wrote a book, appropriately called The Sound of Music .
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