Clive Exton
Date of Birth
Apr 11, 1930
Birth Place:
London, England

Biography

Regarded for decades as one of the preeminent British scriptwriters, Clive Exton belonged to the generation that included Harold Pinter and Wilfred Owen, but distinguished himself with exemplary craftsmanship of brief plays on the British small screen. Exton's early efforts strove for realism; when he grew tired of that mode, he delved headfirst into ruthless, excoriating satire -- with such...