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Athol Fugard

Athol FugardAKA Athol Harold Lannigan Fugard

Born: 11-Jun-1932
Birthplace: Middleburg, South Africa

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: South Africa
Executive summary: The Blood Knot

Father: Harold David Fugard
Mother: Elizabeth Magdelene Potgieter
Wife: Sheila Meiring (playwright, b. 1932, m. 1957, one daughter)
Daughter: Lisa Fugard

    High School: Marist Brothers College
    University: University of Cape Town (dropped out)

    The Killing Fields (2-Nov-1984) · Dr. Sundesval
    Gandhi (6-Dec-1982) · Gen. Smuts
    Meetings with Remarkable Men (Feb-1979)

Author of books:
Tsotsi (1980, novel)
Notebooks, 19601977 (1983)

Wrote plays:
The Blood Knot (1961)
Hello and Goodbye (1965)
Boesman and Lena (1969)
Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (1974)
Dimetos (1975)
A Lesson from Aloes (1978)
Master Harold... and the Boys (1982)
Marigolds in August (1982)
The Road to Mecca (1985)
My Children! My Africa (1989)
Playland (1992)
Hello and Goodbye (1994)
Valley Song (1996)
The Captain's Tiger (1999)
Sorrows and Rejoicings (2002)
Exits and Entrances (2004)

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