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Howard Brunner (August 20, 1940 - Nov. 12, 1991)

Howard Brunner was an actor who originated the role of Mr. Franklin in Broadway's Children of a Lesser God.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, his credits include the films, "From Noon 'Til Three" (1976), "The Lincoln Conspiracy" (1977), "Freedom Rode" (1979), and guest appearances on the television programs, "Kojak", "The Incredible Hulk", and "Quincy M.E.", "Police Story", "Harry O", "All My Children", and "Another World."

Also a talented stage actor, he appeared in the plays, "Children Of A Lesser God", "The Winslow Boy", "Popcorn", "Steriopticon", "Loot", "Under Milkwood", and "The Voice Of The Prairie", among others.

He passed away from AIDS complications.


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Further Readings:

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture by David A. Gerstner
Paperback: 784 pages
Publisher: Routledge (May 19, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0415569664
ISBN-13: 978-0415569668
Amazon: Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture

The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture covers gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (GLBTQ) life and culture post-1945, with a strong international approach to the subject.

The scope of the work is extremely comprehensive, with entries falling into the broad categories of Dance, Education, Film, Health, Homophobia, the Internet, Literature, Music, Performance, and Politics. Slang is also covered. The international contributors come from a wide array of backgrounds: scholars, journalists, artists, doctors, scientists, lawyers, activists, and an enormous range of ideologies and points of view are represented. Major entries provide in-depth information and consider the intellectual and cultural implications of their subjects in a global context. Information is completely up-to-date, including full coverage and analysis of such current or ongoing issues as same-sex marriage/civil union and the international AIDS epidemic. Additionally, there are important appendices covering international sodomy laws and archival institutions, which will be of great value to researchers. The Encyclopedia is fully cross-referenced and many entries carry a bibliography. Where possible internet references have been given and there is a full index.

The combination of its wide scope, determined international coverage and appendices make the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture a uniquely ambitious work and an extremely rich source of information. It is a priority addition for all libraries serving scholars and students with an interest in GLBTQ culture, history and politics across the disciplines.

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