Del Shores is an American lm director and producer, television writer and producer, playwright and actor. The rst play Shores wrote was Daddy’s Dyin’: Who’s Got the Will? which saw a 1987 debut in Los Angeles. The comedic play was adapted for the 1990 lmDaddy’s Dyin’: Who’s Got the Will?. Shores wrote the screenplay and executive produced the feature. Perhaps Shores’ best known play is his fourth, “Sordid Lives”, which de- buted in 1996 in Los Angeles. The comedy centered around the Texan Ingram family and touched on LGBT themes. In 1999 Shores wrote and directed the screen version of Sordid Lives. Eight years later Shores produced 12 prequel episodes ofSordid Lives: The Series which aired on American LGBT-interest cable channel Logo.