Sue Townsend

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Birthday
2, 1946
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 10, 2014 (68)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1946
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 10, 2014 (68)

About

Humorist who created the character Adrian Mole and in 1992 wrote The Queen and I, which became a popular London West End play.

Before Fame

She began writing in secret at age 14 and did not find success until the 1980s.

Trivia

She wrote the half-hour drama Womberang, which took place in a gynecology waiting room, in 1979.

Family Life

Her oldest son asked her why their family didn't go to safari parks, a question that inspired the Adrian Mole books.

Associated With

She lived near playwright Joe Orton while writing her initial Adrian Mole novel.

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