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Willy Russell

Willy Russell Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1947
Place of Birth Liverpool, England
Age 73 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
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Willy Russell

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)
Children 3
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About Willy Russell

English playwright who wrote works like Educating Rita, Blood Brothers, and Our Day Out. He was the winner of multiple Laurence Olivier Awards.

Willy Russell before fame

He was a women's hairdresser who ran his own salon.

Achievement of Willy Russell

He received BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for both Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine.

Willy Russell family life

His parents worked for book publishers. He married Annie Russell.

Associations of Willy Russell

His first novel, The Wrong Boy, tells the story of a 19-year-old boy who writes letters to his hero, Morrissey.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Willy Russell

  • 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.

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