John Kingsley Orton

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Birthday
1, 1933
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jul 9, 1967 (34)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1933
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jul 9, 1967 (34)

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About

English author and playwright who was murdered by his boyfriend and mentor. He wrote The Ruffian on the Stair and Loot.

Before Fame

He became interested in the performing arts around 1949, and joined several dramatic societies.

Trivia

Although his time as an author was short, he made lasting impressions through his risque black comedies.

Family Life

He had a relationship with Kenneth Halliwell in 1951.

Associated With

He was portrayed in the BBC film Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! starring Michael Sheen.

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