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Noel Coward

NoŽl Coward (1899-1973) , also known as Sir NoŽl Peirce Coward, was an English writer, director and performer. He studied dance and acting as a child, before making his professional debut at age 12. As a teen, he began writing plays including the comedy I'll Leave It to You , which debuted in 1920. Over the course of his career, Coward penned more than 50 plays such as Private Lives , Present Laughter and Blithe Spirit . During his final years, he received knighthood (in 1969) followed by a...See more