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His play, "Journey's End," was performed at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, England with Colin Clive, Maurice Evans, George Zucco, and Robert Speaight in the cast. John Whale was director. James Whale was setting designer.
Robert Cedric Sherriff | R.C. Sheriff on U.S. prints
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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British dramatist and screenwriter. Began his career as an insurance clerk with the Sun Assurance Company in London. Had a hit with his first play "Journey's End", based on his own experiences as a captain in the East Surrey Regiment, fighting in the trenches during World War I. Employed after demobilisation in 1919 for several years as a claims adjuster, while writing part-time. Graduated with a...