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Harold Pinter

Playwright Harold Pinter

Profession: Playwright

Nationality:
United Kingdom
British

Why Famous: The Homecoming, Servant

Born: October 10, 1930
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Died: December 24, 2008 (aged 78)

Married Life

  • 1956-09-14 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (26) marries 1st wife actress Vivien Merchant (27)
  • 1980-11-27 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)

Historical Events

  • 1958-05-19 Premiere of Harold Pinter's play "Birthday Party" in London
  • 1975-04-23 Harold Pinter's play "No Man's Land" premieres in London
  • 1978-11-15 Harold Pinter's play "Betrayal" premieres in London

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