Other Literary Forms
Spalding Gray’s reputation is almost entirely based on his dramatic monologues. He also wrote a collection of short stories entitled Seven Scenes from a Family Album (1981) and a thinly veiled autobiographical novel Impossible Vacation (1992).
Gray worked as an actor for the Performance Group and the Wooster Group, appeared onstage in a number of shows, and performed his own monologues. He also appeared in several films including adaptations of Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Monster in a Box (1992), and Gray’s Anatomy (1997).