Main article: harold pinter works of harold pinter provides a list of harold pinter's stage and television plays awards and nominations for plays radio plays screenplays for films awards and nominations for screenwriting dramatic sketches prose fiction collected poetry and awards for poetry it augments a section of the main article on this author. Born in london in 1930, harold pinter is a renowned playwright and screenwriter his plays are particularly famous for their use of understatement to convey characters' thoughts and feelings in 2005, pinter was awarded the nobel prize for literature.
Pinter, harold (1930–2005), english playwright, nobel laureate born in hackney, london, the son of a tailor, pinter was on the stage from 1949 to 1957 under the name of david baron, acting chiefly in repertory and with touring companies in ireland.
Harold pinter was an english playwright, poet, screenwriter, director, actor who won the 2005 nobel prize in literature check out this biography to know about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. A brief biography of harold pinter: harold pinter won the nobel prize for literature in 2005, three years before his death from cancer he had a career of more than half a century as a playwright. Harold pinter was born on 10 october 1930 in the london borough of hackney, son of a jewish dressmaker growing up, pinter was met with the expressions of anti-semitism, and has indicated its importance for his becoming a dramatist at the outbreak of the second world war, he was evacuated from. The dumb waiteris included in his lifetime, he wrote 29 plays and 21 screenplays, and directed 27 theatre productions he also received honorary degrees from 18 different universities.
Pinter's unpublished manuscripts and letters to and from him are held in the harold pinter archive in the modern literary manuscripts division of the british library.
Harold pinter, ch, cbe, was an english playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, political activist and poet he was one of the most influential playwrights of modern times in 2005 he was awarded the nobel prize for literature. Harold pinter was an english playwright, poet, screenwriter, director, actor who won the 2005 nobel prize in literature as a child, he witnessed the bombing of london by nazi forces during the second world war. Harold pinter 1930-2008 harold pinter won the nobel prize for literature in 2005, three years before his death from cancer he had a career of more than half a century as a playwright, director, actor and writer of screenplays for television and film.
The dumb waiter is a one-act play written by english playwright harold pinter in 1957 the short play is set in a single basement room the short play is set in a single basement room there are only two characters: gus and ben, hitmen waiting for a target to arrive.