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Larry Kramer
Larry Kramer in April 2010
BornJune 25, 1935(1935-06-25)
Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedMay 27, 2020(2020-05-27) (aged 84)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
OccupationScreenwriter, novelist, essayist, playwright, activist
SubjectsGay community, AIDS activism
Spouse(s)David Webster (m. 2013–present) «start: (2013)»"Marriage: David Webster to Larry Kramer" Location: (linkback:

Larry Kramer (June 25, 1935 – May 27, 2020) was an American playwright, author, public health and LGBT rights activist. He began his career rewriting scripts while working for Columbia Picture. There he wrote the screenplay for the 1969 movie Women in Love. He earned an Academy Award nomination for his work.

Kramer was openly gay.[1] In 1988, he was diagnosed with hepatitis B and HIV.[2] He had a liver transplant in 2001.

His brother was lawyer Arthur Kramer (1927–2008).

Kramer died of pneumonia in New York City on May 27, 2020. He was 84.[3]


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