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Name: Frank Conroy  
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Date of Birth: 14th October 1890
Place of Birth: Derby, Derbyshire, England, UK
Profession: Actor
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Frank Conroy (January 15, 1936 - April 6, 2005) was an American author, born in New York, New York. He published five books, including the highly acclaimed memoir Stop-Time, published in 1967, which ultimately made Conroy a noted figure in the literary world.

Conroy was also the head of the influential Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa for 18 years, from 1987 until 2005. He was previously the director of the literature program at the National Endowment for the Arts from 1982-1987.

His published works included a memoir (Stop-Time), a collection of short stories (Midair), a novel (Body and Soul), an essay collection (Dogs Bark, But the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now) and a travelogue (Time and Tide: A Walk Through Nantucket).

Conroy died of colon cancer on April 6, 2005, in Iowa City, Iowa, at the age of 69.

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