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Dodie Smith
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 3rd of May 1896
Died on 24th of November 1990

Born 1896. Died 1990 - English playwright, novelist and theatre producer.

Real name C L Anthony. Had instant success with first play Autumn Crocus (1930). Other plays include Dear Octopus (1938) and I Capture the Castle (1952). Wrote the popular children’s book The Hundred and One Dalmatians (1965). Published a series of autobiographies.

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