Harold Pinter

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Birthday
10, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 24, 2008 (78)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 24, 2008 (78)

About

English playwright who wrote The Caretaker, which dissects human relationships. He won the Laurence Olivier Award in 1996.

Before Fame

He had several encounters with Anti-Semitism while growing up, creating bitter emotions and memories that influenced his writing.

Trivia

His best known play is The Birthday Party, which is about piano player Stanley Webber.

Family Life

He married Vivien Merchant in 1956, and the couple had a son.

Associated With

He got to know one of his heroes and inspirations, fellow playwright Samuel Beckett.

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