Top 20 Playwright celebrities in Canada
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Playwright celebrities [Updated June 10, 2023].
Brad Fraser was born
on June 28, 1959
in Edmonton, Canada.
He wrote the movie Love & Human Remains, based on his own play, and contributed to the show Queer as Folk.
Ann-Marie MacDonald was born
on October 29, 1948
Norm Foster was born
on February 14, 1949
He won his first acting gig as Elwood P. Dowd in a production of Harvey, without having ever seen a play before.
Judith Thompson was born
on September 20, 1954
She worked as an actor for a full year before defaulting to writing, her true passion.
John Caird was born
on September 22, 1948
He is co-founder of the Caird Company, which produces play festivals and puts on seminars to encourage young directors and writers.
Alden Nowlan was born
on January 5, 1933
He was diagnosed with throat cancer in 1966.
August Schulenburg was born
on May 5, 1976
in Winnipeg, Canada.
He is a 2013-14 Lark Playwrights Workshop Fellow, a member of the Propulsion Lab for Mission to (dit)Mars, and writes for film and television with MozzleStead Productions.
Sharon Pollock was born
on April 19, 1936
She founded The Garry Theatre in a low-income area of Calgary and was so passionate about the theater that she refused to take royalties from it.