Influential Nobel Prize-winning modernist poet of The Wasteland and lyricist of Cats.
As a boy, he suffered from a congenital double hernia, and became interested in books depicting the Wild West.
He is the writer of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
Married his first wife Vivienne Haigh-Wood, in 1915.
He was a fan of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain when he was younger.