John B. Keane

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Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 30, 2002 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 30, 2002 (73)

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About

Irish novelist and playwright most well known for his 1956 novel The Field.

Before Fame

He worked as an assistant to the chemist A.H. Jones before turning his attention to writing.

Trivia

He was one of the founding members of the Society of Irish Playwrights.

Family Life

He married Mary O'Connor, with whom he had four children.

Associated With

Brendan Behan was another noted Irish playwright.

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