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John James Osborne (December 12, 1929December 24, 1994) was an English playwright, screenwriter, and critic of The Establishment, best-known for his 1956 play Look Back in Anger.

In a productive life of more than 40 years, Osborne explored many themes and genres, writing for stage, film and TV. His personal life was extravagant and iconoclastic. He was notorious for his abuse of women, including his own daughter.



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