Tennessee Williams

Just heard celebs tell memories of Tennessee Williams. My favorite was when he went to the debut of one of his films. The woman asked him where he was from (wanting to know what studio), and he said, "Mississippi." She called him a wise guy and turned him away until she heard Eli Wallach (who was telling the story) say, "Tenn, tell her who you are." She gasped, and said, "Are you Tennessee Williams!?" When he nodded she said, "Why didn't you tell me who you were?" "You didn't ask me that," he replied, "You asked where I was from."
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