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John Osborne

John OsborneAKA John James Osborne

Born: 12-Dec-1929
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 24-Dec-1994
Location of death: Shropshire, England
Cause of death: Diabetes complications

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Look Back in Anger

Father: (advertising copywriter, d. 1941)
Wife: Pamela Lane (m. 1951, div.)
Wife: Mary Ure (actress, m. 1957, div. 1963)
Wife: Penelope Gilliatt (writer, m. 1966, div.)
Wife: Jill Bennett (actress, m. 1968, div. 1977)
Wife: Helen Dawson (journalist, until his death)

    High School: Belmont College, Devon, England

    Oscar for Best Screenplay (another medium) 1964 for Tom Jones
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Flash Gordon (5-Dec-1980) · Arborian Priest
    Tomorrow Never Comes (2-Mar-1978)
    Get Carter (3-Mar-1971) · Kinnear
    First Love (7-Oct-1970)

Author of books:
A Better Class of Person (1981, memoir)
Almost a Gentleman (1991, memoir)

Wrote plays:
Look Back in Anger (1956)
The Entertainer (1957)
Luther (1961)
The Blood of the Bambergs (1962)
Under Plain Cover (1962)
Inadmissible Evidence (1964)
A Patriot for Me (1965)
A Bond Honoured (1966)
Time Present (1968)
A Hotel in Amsterdam (1968)
West of Suez (1971)
A Sense of Detachment (1972)
Déjàvu (1992)


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