English playwright, screenwriter, and actor who wrote the 1956 plays Look Back in Anger and The Entertainer.
He went to Belmont College, but was expelled after he hit the headmaster for forbidding him from listening to a Frank Sinatra broadcast.
He wrote Look Back in Anger in seventeen days in a deck chair on Morecambe pier.
He married five times.
Arthur Miller was a fan of his work.