John Guare

American playwright

John Guare (rhymes with "air"; born February 5, 1938) is an American playwright. He is best known as the author of The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, and Landscape of the Body.

John Guare
Guare at the 2009 premiere of PoliWood
Guare at the 2009 premiere of PoliWood
Born (1938-02-05) February 5, 1938 (age 82)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma materGeorgetown University,
Yale School of Drama
Notable worksThe House of Blue Leaves; Six Degrees of Separation

Guare was born in New York City and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens. He was raised a Roman Catholic.[1]


  1. "John Gaure". Retrieved July 16, 2014.

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