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John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor

John Russell Taylor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/70387

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John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor, was born on 20 December 1924 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of a professional cricketer, George John, who had toured England in 1923 as a fast bowler with the West Indian team. After leaving school he found work locally as a journalist and commercial artist. But his real passion was theatre, which guaranteed a measure of frustration in ...

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