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About Eugene O'Neill
Eugene O'Neill was an American playwright widely remembered for his 1956 masterwork Long Day's Journey into the Night, which is widely regarded as one of the greatest American plays of the 20th century. His other notable plays include 1920's Beyond the Horizon, 1921's Anna Christie and 1923'sStrange Interlude. In 1936, he was honored with the highly prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature.
He was born to Ella O'Neil and James O'Neill. He was married three times and fathered three children: Eugene O'Neill Jr., Oona and Shane O'Neill.
He was portrayed by actor Jack Nicholson in the 1981 epic drama film Reds.
He disowned his daughter Oona after she got married to the legendary British comic actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.
He also disowned his son Shane, who committed suicide few years later.
His son Eugene became an alcoholic and committed suicide at the age of 40 in 1950.
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Famous quotes by Eugene O'Neill
Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.Eugene O'Neill
Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.Eugene O'Neill
One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.Eugene O'Neill
Eugene O'Neill's Popularity
Eugene O'Neill was a famous American playwright, who was born on October 16, 1888. As a person born on this date, Eugene O'Neill is listed in our database as the 25th most popular celebrity for the day (October 16) and the 5th most popular for the year (1888).
People born on October 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Eugene O'Neill is the 779th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Eugene O'Neill's birthday, Eugene O'Neill is the 5804th most famous American and ranks 249th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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