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Brian Friel

Brian FrielBorn: 9-Jan-1929
Birthplace: Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Died: 2-Oct-2015
Location of death: Greencastle, County Donegal, Ireland
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: Northern Ireland
Executive summary: Dancing at Lughnasa

Wife: Anne Morrison (m. 1954, until her death, one son, four daughters)
Son: David
Daughter: Judy
Daughter: Mary
Daughter: Patricia (d. 2012)
Daughter: Sally

    High School: St. Columb's College, Derry
    University: BA, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth (1948)
    University: St. Joseph's Training College, Belfast (1949-50)

    Tony 1990 for Dancing at Lughnasa (three awards)
    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    Royal Society of Literature

Wrote plays:
This Doubtful Paradise (1959)
The Enemy Within (1962)
Philadelphia, Here I Come! (1963)
The Loves of Cass McGuire (1966)
Lovers (1967)
Crystal and Fox (1968)
The Mundy Scheme (1969)
The Freedom of the City (1973)
Volunteers (1975)
Living Quarters (1977)
Aristocrats (1979)
Faith Healer (1979)
Translations (1980)
The Communication Cord (1982)
Making History (1988)
Dancing at Lughnasa (1990)
Wonderful Tennessee (1993)
Molly Sweeney (1995)
Give Me Your Answer, Do! (1997)
The Home Place (2004)

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