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Antonin Artaud
Birth: Sep. 4, 1896
Death: Mar. 4, 1948

Writer, Actor. Born in Marseille, France, he was a French playwright, actor and theatre director. In 1920, he moved to Paris to pursue a career as a writer and soon started performing on the stage. He soon gained an interest in cinema and wrote the scenario for the first Surrealist film, "The Seashell and the Clergymen" (1928). It was also at this time he performed in the films "Napoleon" and "The Passion of Joan of Arc". During the 1930s, he ran the Alfred Jarry Theatre, where he wrote, produced and directed many original works and published his best known book, "The Theatre and it's Double (1938). For the next ten years, he wrote poems for ballet, manifestos for theatre and released a volumes of works such as "Porché", "Voyage to the Land of Tarahumara" and "The Theatre of Cruelty". He died of cancer in Paris, France. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Cimetière Saint-Pierre
Marseille
Departement des Bouches-du-Rhône
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014
You Are Not Forgotten Antonin.
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