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CodeNA9135
Dates1912-
Person NameHome; William Douglas (1912-); playwright
SurnameHome
ForenamesWilliam Douglas
Epithetplaywright
ActivityWilliam Douglas Home (b 1912), was the son of Charles Cospatrick Archibald Home (1873-1951), 13th Earl of Home and brother of Sir Alec Douglas Home (1903-1995), 14th Earl of Home and Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1963-1964. He was born in 1912 and educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. He married Rachel Leila Brand on 26 July 1951. He initially studied acting, although subsequently concentrated upon playwriting by which he earned his living.
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