Frank Conroy Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Frank Conroy

Last Updated: 11 Feb, 2023 | Views: 244

Age: 69

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): NoveList

Frank Conroy Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
15 Jan, 1936 (69 Years 02 Months 22 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
New York
Birth District
New York City
Birth Sign
Died on
06 Apr, 2005
Cause of Death
Colon Cancer

Frank Conroy Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Frank Conroy, a popular American author, was born on January 15, 1936, and died on April 6, 2005. A famous American author, he wrote many books. In addition to the highly acclaimed memoir Stop-Time, he published five other books. With the publication of this work in 1967, Conroy became a prominent literary figure. National Book Award nominations were received for the book. As a professor at the University of Iowa and director of the influential Iowa Writers' Workshop for 18 years between 1987 and 2005, Conroy graduated from Haverford College.
Frank Conroy Career:
1967: One of Conroy's published works is the memoir Stop-Time; two of his short stories are published, and the third is a collection of poems. 
From 1982-1987: Frank Conroy was the director of the National Endowment for the Arts literature program.
1986: Conroy was also a jazz pianist, winning a Grammy Award for liner notes.
2005: 69-year-old Conroy passed away from colon cancer in Iowa City, Iowa. As a tribute to him, the Iowa Writers' Workshop named the Frank Conroy Reading Room in its Dey House home.
In Mentor: A Memoir, Tom Grimes, Conroy's former Iowa Writers Workshop student, and longtime friend, writes about him.
Frank Conroy Unknown Trivia Fact:
His name was added to the French government's Order of Arts and Letters.


Frank Conroy Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 kg
In Pounds 154 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Frank Conroy Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Mother's Name
Maggie Lee, Patty Ferguson
Ellen Conroy Kennedy
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