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Willis Hall
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Born in Leeds, West Yorkshire
Born on 6th of April 1929
Died on 7th of March 2005

Born 1929 - English dramatist.

Wrote for radio before having his first stage success with The London and the Short and the Tall (1958). Has collaborated with Keith Waterhouse on a number of plays including Billy Liar (1960), Say Who You Are (1965) and Filumena (1973).

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