Joseph Jefferson Farjeon biography

Joseph Jefferson Farjeon

Playwright, Author

1883 – 1955

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Who was Joseph Jefferson Farjeon?

Joseph Jefferson Farjeon was a British writer, journalist and playwright. Farjeon generally wrote thriller and mystery novels, but also authored several plays. One of his best known works is the play Number 17 which has been adapted into a number of films including Number Seventeen directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

He was the grandson of the American actor Joseph Jefferson. His sister was Eleanor Farjeon.

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Born
Jun 4, 1883
London
Also known as
  • J.Jefferson Farjeon
  • Jefferson Farjeon
  • J. Jefferson Farjeon
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Nationality
  • England
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Died
Jun 6, 1955
Hove

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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