Thomas Bernhard was born on February 9, 1931 in Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands as Nicolaas Thomas Bernhard. He was a writer and actor, known for Der Italiener (1971), Der Kulterer (1974) and Heldenplatz (1989). He died on February 12, 1989 in Gmunden, Austria. See full bio »
His play, "The Force of Habit," was performed in a National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Philip Locke, Gawn Grainger, Brenda Blethyn, Oliver Cotton, and Warren Clarke in the cast. Elijah Moshinsky was director.