Athol Fugard
Date of Birth
Jun 11, 1932
Birth Place:
South Africa


An actor, writer, and director whose intensely political works has sometimes overshadowed his remarkable talent for character detail, Athol Fugard has been creating compelling dramas since the late '60s. A native of Middleburg, South Africa, who was born to English and Afrikaner parents, the aspiring writer was raised in Port Elizabeth and honed his skills at the University of Cape Town. Education...