Born on 9th of January 1929
Born 1929 - Playwright and short story writer.
Studied for priesthood but did not enter the profession. First short stories appeared in the New Yorker. First play was This Doubtful Paradise (1959) followed by the successful Philadelphia, Here I Come (1964). Later plays included Translations (1980) and Dancing at Lughnasa (1990). Co-founded the Field Day Theatre Company (1980). Also wrote collections of short stories.
More famous Britons here
Contributors: Do you have a site related to Brian Friel?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.
3923 views since 19th February 2007
On this day: