Con West
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1891


British dramatist/screenwriter Con West devoted virtually his entire life to the cause of comedy. West adapted several of Fred Karno's plays for the screen, and also wrote a biography of Karno, the man who discovered such comedy greats as Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel. In addition, West collaborated with "racy" music hall comic Max Miller, and wrote a 1940s radio series for Will Hay. Con West's...