Tracy Letts

Tracy Letts is an American playwright, screenwriter, and actor who received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Tony Award for Best Play, and Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play for his play, August: Osage County (Imperial/Music Box Theatres). Letts also wrote Broadway's Superior Donuts (Music Box Theatre); Off-Broadway's Bug, winning the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play (Barrow Street Theatre); Off-Broadway's Killer Joe (Soho Playhouse); and Man from Nebraska and an adaptation of Three Sisters (Steppenwolf Theatre).

He wrote the screenplays for three films adapted from his own plays, Bug and Killer Joe, both directed by William Friedkin; and August: Osage County, directed by John Wells. 

As a Broadway actor, Letts starred as George in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, winning Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best/Outstanding Actor (Booth Theatre); and as Bob Jones in The Realistic Joneses, winning a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Lyceum Theatre).