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Date of Birth 30 March 1880Dublin, Ireland
Date of Death 18 September 1964Torquay, Devon, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

Sean O'Casey was born on March 30, 1880 in Dublin, Ireland. He was a writer, known for The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929), Young Cassidy (1965) and Der Pott (1971). He was married to Eileen Reynolds. He died on September 18, 1964 in Torquay, Devon, England.

Spouse (1)

Eileen Reynolds (1928 - 18 September 1964) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (3)

Died in self-imposed exile nearly 40 years after violent demonstrations erupted over his plays "Juno" and "The Plough and the Star". Some felt his characters ridiculed the Irish.
Said he was educated on the streets of Dublin. O'Casey did not learn to read and write until he was 14.
Worked as a itinerant laborer well into his 40s.

Personal Quotes (1)

It is my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.

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