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List of Famous Playwrights

List of famous playwrights, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top playwrights in the world? This includes the most prominent playwrights, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable playwrights is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic playwrights were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned playwrights.

List is made up of people like Steve Martin and Tyler Perry.

From reputable, prominent, and well known playwrights to the lesser known playwrights of today, these are some of the best professionals in the playwright field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous playwrights ever?" and "What are the names of famous playwrights?" then you're in the right place. (1836 items)

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