Terence Rattigan
Date of Birth
Jun 10, 1911
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


Terence Rattigan was that rarity among playwrights: a major theater author who was equally successful as a screenwriter and privileged to adapt his own stage work to the big screen on a regular basis. Born in London in 1911, the son of a career diplomat, Rattigan was of upper-class Irish descent, with renowned scholars and intellects on both sides of his ancestry. Drawn to plays and the theater...