Charles Ludlam Biography (1943-1987)



Born April 12, 1943, in Floral Park, NY; died of AIDS-related pneumonia in New York City, May 28, 1987; son of Joseph William and Marjorie (Braun) Ludlam.

At the time of his death, the New York Times called Charles Ludlam "one of the most prolific and flamboyant artists in the theatre of the avant-garde." His obituary went on to compare the highly regarded impresario to the theatrical entrepreneurs of the nineteenth century for his actions as playwright, director, producer, and star of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
April 12, 1943
Floral Park, New York, United States
Death Details
May 28, 1987
New York, New York, United States

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