Father of daughter Lily Rabe and son Michael Rabe, with Jill Clayburgh. Has a son, Jason Rabe, from a previous marriage to Elizabeth Pan.
His drama, "Hurlyburly", was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best New Play of 1997 season.
Won Broadway's 1972 Tony Award as author of Best Play winner "Sticks and Bones". He was also nominated three times as author of a Best Play nominee: in 1974 for "Boom Boom Room," in 1977 for "Streamers" and in 1985 for "Hurlyburly."
Brother-in-law of Jim Clayburgh.
His play, "Good for Otto" at The Gift Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2016 Joseph Jefferson (Equity) Award for Midsize Play Production.
His play, "Streamers" on Broadway in New York City was nominated for a 1977 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Play.
His play, "Streamers" on Broadway in New York City was awarded the New York Drama Critics Award for Best Play.