|Born||1958 (age 58–59)
New York City, USA
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Related to||Alice Hirson
Roger O. Hirson
|Awards||Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy (1992)|
Hirson was born in New York City to actress Alice and playwright Roger O. Hirson. He was educated at the Rye Country Day School. He studied at Oxford and Yale University, where he received a bachelor's degree in English literature.
Awards and nominations
- 1991 Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Playwriting Award – La Bête
- 1992 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy – La Bête
- 1991 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play – La Bête
- Hirson, David (1992). La Bête (First ed.). New York: Dramatists Play Service. OCLC 27061915.
- Hirson, David (2001). Wrong Mountain (First ed.). New York: Samuel French. ISBN 0-573-62967-6.