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Eugene O'Neill

1888 - 1953

Born in New York. After a failed marriage which produced a son, he worked as a gold prospector and as a seaman, while developing a lifelong affair with the bottle. Struck down by TB, he first nurtured ideas of becoming a playwright. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936 and Pulitzer Prizes for 4 of his plays.

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
Desire Under the Elms Eugene O'Neill