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Usigli, Rodolfo

Born: 1905 AD
Died: 1979 AD
Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Playwrights

1905 – Born on November 17th in Mexico City. He was called the "Playwright of the Mexican Revolution".


1935-1936 – Studied drama at Yale with a Rockefellar scholarship.


1938 – Wrote "El Gesticulador" (The Impostor) is regarded by literary historians as the play that signaled the start of modern Mexican drama.


1951 – He wrote "The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz".


1955 – Wrote "The Devil and the Flesh".