William Russell is an English playwright, lyricist and composer. His most famous works are Education Rita, Shirley Valentine, Blood Brothers and Our Day Out.
|Born||William Russell, August 23, 1947, Whiston, Lancashire, England|
|Occupation||Playwright, screenwriter, author, lyricist, composer|
|Notable works||Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Blood Brothers, Our Day Out|
|Spouse||Annie Seagroatt (m. 1969)|
|IMDb||Willy Russell's IMDb|
English playwright who wrote works like Educating Rita, Blood Brothers, and Our Day Out. He was the winner of multiple Laurence Olivier Awards.
He was a women's hairdresser who ran his own salon.
He received BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for both Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine.
His parents worked for book publishers. He married Annie Russell.
His first novel, The Wrong Boy, tells the story of a 19-year-old boy who writes letters to his hero, Morrissey.
- Alumni of Liverpool Hope University
- Play by Willy Russell
- British musical composer
- British male composers
- Laurence Olivier Prize Prize Winner
Latest information about Willy Russell updated on June 07 2021.