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Who wrote "The Caretaker"?

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Who wrote "The Caretaker"?

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Harold Pinter, a prize-winning playwright and screenwriter, wrote The Caretaker, his first commercial success. Pinter, the son of Jewish parents, grew up east of London where he experienced some of the horrors of World War II.

Pinter was a prolific writer, churning out 29 plays along with other dramatic sketches. Many of his works were produced for Broadway, radio, television, and movies.

He was honored with a number of U.S. and British awards. He garnered a Tony award for his play, The Homecoming. Two of Pinter's screenplays,The French Lieutenent's Woman and Betrayal, were nominated for Academy Awards.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, although poor health prevented him from attending the festivities.

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