Tracy Letts Biography
Birthday: July 4, 1965 (Cancer)
Born In: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tracy Letts is an American screenwriter, playwright, and actor best recognized for his contribution to the play ‘August: Osage County’ for which he received a Drama Desk Award, a Tony Award, and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He is also known for his role of Andrew Lockhart in the 3rd and the 4th seasons of Showtime's ‘Homeland’ as well as for playing George in the Broadway revival of ‘Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ Born to a college professor cum actor father and an author mother, Letts was raised in Durant, Oklahoma, in an atmosphere where creativity was encouraged and fostered. He graduated from Durant High School and briefly attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Inspired by his father, he decided to quit studies in order to pursue acting. He did a handful of odd jobs before moving to Chicago where he finally landed acting jobs. Beginning his career in theater, he eventually ventured into the television and film industries as well. He achieved much success as both a playwright and an actor. On the personal front, Letts is married to actress Carrie Coon and is a father of one child.