Who is Horton Foote?

Who is Horton Foote?

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Horton Foote was born on March 14, 1916, in Wharton, Texas. He began his career at the tender age of 16, convincing his parents to allow him to go to acting school. He ended up in Pasadena, California, where he studied for two years at the Pasadena Playhouse. He subsequently moved to New York City and studied at Tamara Daykarhanova's Theatre School, where he was indoctrinated into Michael Chekhov's version of the Second Studio technique developed at the Moscow Art Theatre. In time, Foote the dramatist would be hailed as the "American Chekhov". (more…)
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