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Walter Macken

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Born: 3 May 1915 Died: 22 April 1967

Country of origin: Ireland

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Peggy Kenny


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Description: Walter Macken (3 May 1915 - 22 April 1967) (Irish Uaitéar Ó Maicín), was born in Galway, Ireland. He was a writer of short stories, novels and plays. Walter Macken was originally an actor, principally with the Taibhdhearc (where he met his wife, Peggy) in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre in Dublin. He also played lead roles on Broadway in M. J. Molloy's The King of Friday's Men and his own play Home Is the Hero. The success of his third book, Rain on the Wind, (winner of the Literary Guild award in the USA) enabled him to focus his energies on writing. He also acted in films, notably in Arthur Dreifuss' adaptation of Brendan ... (more)
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