Sarah Kane

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Birthday
3, 1971
Birthplace
Essex, England
Death Date
Feb 20, 1999 (28)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1971
Birthplace
Essex, England
Death Date
Feb 20, 1999 (28)

About

Known for such poetic, experimental, and violent dramas as Blasted and 4.48 Psychosis, this late 20th-century British playwright also penned a racial-violence-themed short film titled Skin.

Before Fame

She earned a degree in drama from Bristol University and subsequently studied dramatic writing at the University of Birmingham. Her first play, Blasted, premiered in 1995 at London's Royal Court Theatre Upstairs.

Trivia

Suffering from severe depression, she committed suicide at the age of twenty-eight.

Family Life

She was born in Essex, England, to evangelical Christian parents.

Associated With

Her work was praised by her contemporary and fellow English playwright, Mark Ravenhill.