Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) A famous playwright, author of "Long Day's Journey into Night," and "Ah,  Wilderness!” came from a deeply troubled family background, suffering from clinical depression  the greater portion of his life. His most famous plays were written between 1935 and 1943 despite  persistent mental illness. He is the only American playwright to have won the Nobel Prize for  literature.

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) A famous playwright, author of "Long Day's Journey into Night," and "Ah, Wilderness!” came from a deeply troubled family background, suffering from clinical depression the greater portion of his life. His most famous plays were written between 1935 and 1943 despite persistent mental illness. He is the only American playwright to have won the Nobel Prize for literature.

Eugene O'Neill in the mid-1930s - He received the Nobel Price in Literature in 1936. Father of Oona  O´Neill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eugene O'Neill in the mid-1930s - He received the Nobel Price in Literature in 1936. Father of Oona O´Neill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1929    Eugene O'Neill, the only playwright ever to win a Nobel Prize for literature, authored theater classics such as 'Mourning Becomes Electra,' 'Ah, Wilderness,' 'The Emperor Jones,' and 'The Iceman Cometh.' Here, he is pictured with his third wife, actress Carlotta

1929 Eugene O'Neill, the only playwright ever to win a Nobel Prize for literature, authored theater classics such as 'Mourning Becomes Electra,' 'Ah, Wilderness,' 'The Emperor Jones,' and 'The Iceman Cometh.' Here, he is pictured with his third wife, actress Carlotta

I am so far from being a pessimist, on the contrary, in spite of my scars, I am tickled to death at life.   ― Eugene O'Neill

I am so far from being a pessimist, on the contrary, in spite of my scars, I am tickled to death at life. ― Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill: He fled his dysfunctional family by going to sea, but then tuberculosis landed him in a sanatorium. At 24, O'Neill began writing plays. Into such tragedies as The Iceman Cometh and Long Day's Journey into Night, he poured his personal anguish; they earned him a 1936 Nobel and revolutionized American drama.

Eugene O'Neill: He fled his dysfunctional family by going to sea, but then tuberculosis landed him in a sanatorium. At 24, O'Neill began writing plays. Into such tragedies as The Iceman Cometh and Long Day's Journey into Night, he poured his personal anguish; they earned him a 1936 Nobel and revolutionized American drama.

O'NEILL, EUGENE: The Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site in Danville, CA is not only a great place to visit, but the web site provides background info on the author including links to photos and multi-media.

O'NEILL, EUGENE: The Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site in Danville, CA is not only a great place to visit, but the web site provides background info on the author including links to photos and multi-media.

Eugene O'Neill - Wikipedia  -  "Spithead", the 20th century home of Eugene O'Neill.

Eugene O'Neill - Wikipedia - "Spithead", the 20th century home of Eugene O'Neill.

Eugene O’Neill with his last wife, actress Carlotta Monterey, who safeguarded him, and enabled him to write his later plays, though friends and family considered her his jailer. Zippertravel.com Digital Edition

Eugene O’Neill with his last wife, actress Carlotta Monterey, who safeguarded him, and enabled him to write his later plays, though friends and family considered her his jailer. Zippertravel.com Digital Edition

Eugene O'Neill  4"x6" postcard  #StevenGilbar #collage #assemblage

Eugene O'Neill 4"x6" postcard #StevenGilbar #collage #assemblage

Research: Links to--Learn more about dramatist Eugene O'Neill, the first American playwright to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, at Biography.com.

Research: Links to--Learn more about dramatist Eugene O'Neill, the first American playwright to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, at Biography.com.

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