Robert Bolt

Born Aug 15, 1924

Robert Oxton Bolt, CBE was an English playwright and a two-time Oscar winning screenwriter.

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1924 Birth Born on August 15, 1924.


1958 33 Years Old For many years he taught English and history at Millfield School and only became a full-time writer at the age of 33 when his play The Flowering Cherry was staged in London in 1958, with Celia Johnson and Ralph Richardson. … Read More
1963 38 Years Old Bolt was married four times, twice to British actress Sarah Miles. His first wife was Celia Ann "Jo" Roberts, by whom he had three children; they divorced in 1963.


1967 42 Years Old He was married to Miles from 1967 until 1976; Bolt had his fourth child, Thomas, with Miles.
1972 47 Years Old Robert Bolt was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1972. … Read More


1979 54 Years Old Bolt suffered a heart attack and a stroke that left him paralysed in 1979. … Read More


1988 63 Years Old In the early 1980s, he had a short-lived third marriage, to the actress Ann Queensberry (former wife of David Douglas, 12th Marquess of Queensberry), before remarrying Sarah Miles in 1988, with whom he remained until his death in 1995. … Read More
1995 71 Years Old Died on February 21, 1995.
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