Eugene O’Neill

Eugene O'Neill bio

Birth Name: Eugene Gladstone O’Neill

Occupation: Playwright

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: October 16, 1888

Date Of Death: November 27, 1953

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Eugene O’Neill was born on the 16th of October, 1888. He was known for being a Playwright. Irish American playwright who received both the Nobel Prize in Literature (1936) and four Pulitzer Prizes for Drama (1920, 1922, 1928, 1957). His most famous dramatic works include Anna Christie, Desire Under the Elms, Strange Interlude, Mourning Becomes Electra, The Iceman Cometh, and Long Day’s Journey into Night.

Eugene O’Neill was born in New York City. He dropped out of Princeton University and subsequently spent time both at sea and in a sanatorium (where he was treated for tuberculosis). After involving himself with the Provincetown Players theatre troupe in 1916, he won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for his debut play, Beyond the Horizon, which premiered on Broadway in 1920. He became known for only one comic play (Ah, Wilderness!); his career as a playwright was marked by dark, highly pessimistic dramas that often painted a grim picture of family dysfunction.

Eugene O’Neill was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Eugene O’Neill was born in 1880s.

Eugene Gladstone O’Neill is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Eugene’s Eugene Gladstone O’Neill attended Betts Academy, Stamford, CT and Princeton University, Harvard University.


Eugene O’Neill’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Eugene O’Neill’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Eugene O’Neill kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Eugene O’Neill was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Eugene Gladstone O’Neill
NICKNAME: America’s greatest playwright, Eugene Gladstone O’Neill, Eugene O’Neill
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Eugene O’Neill was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Eugene O’Neill was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Eugene O’Neill had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Eugene O’Neill’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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