Wendy Wasserstein

 

Age: 55

 

Summary: playwright who celebrated women confronting feminism, careers, love, and motherhood in such works as The Sisters Rosenweig and The Heidi Chronicles (which won a Tony and the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1989), who also wrote for TV and movies, including the screenplay for the film The Object of My Affection (1998).

 

 

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

 

Born: October 18, 1950

 

Died: January 30, 2006

 

Location: New York City, New York