Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) wis an American playwricht an Nobel laureate in Leeteratur. His poetically teetled plays wis amang the first tae introduce intae American drama techniques o realism earlier associatit wi Roushie playwricht Anton Chekhov, Norse playwricht Henrik Ibsen, an Swadish playwricht August Strindberg. The drama Long Day's Journey into Night is eften nummered on the short leet o the finest American plays in the 20t century, alangside Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire an Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.[1]

Eugene O'Neill
Portrait o O'Neill bi Alice Boughton
BornEugene Gladstone O'Neill
16 October 1888(1888-10-16)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Dee'd27 November 1953(1953-11-27) (aged 65)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur (1936)
Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1920, 1922, 1928, 1957)
SpooseKathleen Jenkins
(m. 1909–1912)

Agnes Boulton
(m. 1918; div. 1929)

Carlotta Monterey
(m. 1929)
Bairns3, includin Eugene O'Neill, Jr. an Oona O'Neill



  1. Harold Bloom (2007). Introduction. In: Bloom (Ed.), Tennessee Williams, updated edition. Infobase Publishing. p. 2.