Pat Conroy

Writer, Schoolteacher
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Born: 10/26/1945 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Writer (6)

The Prince of Tides 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Prince of Tides 1991 (Movie)

("The Prince of Tides") (Source Material (from novel))

Unconquered 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Screenplay

The Lords of Discipline 1983 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

The Great Santini 1979 (Movie)

("The Great Santini") (Source Material (from novel))

The Water is Wide (TV Show)

Source Material
Actor (4)

The Conroys: A Coming Together 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Prince of Storytellers 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Barbara Bolling Jones

Wife
Married Oct. 10, 1969 Divorced 1977

Donald Conroy

Father
Born c. 1921 Divorced from Pat's mother 1975 after 33 years of marriage Died of colon cancer May 9, 1998 at age 77

Frances Conroy

Mother
Divorced from Pat's father 1975 after 33 years of marriage Died of leukemia 1984 at age 59

Megan Conroy

Daughter
Born c. 1970; mother Barbara Bolling

Susannah Conroy

Daughter
Born c. 1982; mother Lenore Gurewitz

James Conroy

Brother
Born c. 1955

Michael Conroy

Brother
Younger

Timothy Conroy

Brother
Younger; worked with mentally disabled children

Tom Conroy

Brother
Schizophrenic who committed suicide 1994 at age 33

Carol Conroy

Sister
Younger

Lenore Gurewitz Fleischer

Wife
Married 1981 Divorced Oct. 26, 1995

Kathleen Harvey

Sister
Younger

Cassandra King

Wife
Married May 1997

EDUCATION

The Citadel

Charleston , South Carolina 1967

Beaufort High School

Beaufort , South Carolina 1963

Milestones

2009

Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame

2006

Book inspired CBS movie "The Water is Wide"

1999

Wrote The Pat Conroy Cookbook: Recipes of My Life

1995

Published coming-of-age novel Beach Music

1991

Co-wrote screen adaptation "The Prince of Tides," directed by and starring Barbra Streisand

1989

Wrote CBS movie "Unconquered"

1986

Wrote acclaimed novel The Prince of Tides

1979

Feature adaptation "The Great Santini" released, starring Robert Duvall and Blythe Danner

1976

Published first novel The Great Santini

1973

First feature film based on his work, "Conrack" (adapted from The Water Is Wide)

1972

Wrote memoir The Water is Wide based on his experiences as a schoolteacher

1969

Published debut non-fiction book The Boo, a collection of anecdotes about cadet life

1968

Worked as schoolteacher in Daufuski, SC

Bonus Trivia

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Conroy received an honorary degree from The Citadel in 2000.

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