Barney Simon

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Birthday
13, 1932
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Jun 30, 1995 (63)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1932
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Jun 30, 1995 (63)

About

Playwright who co-founded South Africa's first multiracial cultural center, Market Theater, and was editor of the influential journal The Classic.

Before Fame

He supported himself as an advertising copywriter while producing and directing plays in the '50s.

Trivia

He was under the constant threat of arrest for working under the apartheid laws in South Africa.

Family Life

His parents were Lithuanian Jewish immigrants.

Associated With

He grew up in Johannesburg like film director Jonathan Liebesman.