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Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)
One of the twentieth century's most original and important writers, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969, Samuel Beckett was the author of 'Waiting for Godot' (1952), one of the few plays in theatrical history to redefine the possibilities of the medium. Long fascinated by the cinema (especially silent comedies, a major influence on ... See full bio »
Born:in Foxrock, County Dublin, Ireland
Died:(age 83) in Paris, France