Brendan Behan

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan Full Name: Brendan Behan
Nationality: Irish

Profession: Irish Poet and Playwright
Why Famous: Best known for his works like The Quare Fellow, The Hostage, and Borstal Boy.

Born: February 9, 1923
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Died: March 20, 1964 (aged 41)

Married Life

  • 1955-02-16 Playwright Brendan Behan (32) weds Beatrice Salkeld at Donnybrook Church in Dublin, Ireland

Historical Events in the Life of Brendan Behan

  • 1956-07-24 Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow" premieres in London
  • 1958-10-14 Brendan Behan's "Hostage" premieres in London
  • 1967-10-10 Brendan Behan's "Borstal Boy" premieres in Dublin