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Joe Orton
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    (January 1, 1933-August 9, 1967)
    Wrote TV shows 'What the Butler Saw' (1987), 'Inackorderingen' (1981) and 'Funeral Games' (1968)
    Wrote the plays 'Loot' (1970) and 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane' (1970)
    He solicited men in public toilets.
    He was more famous than his lover, Kenneth Halliwell, and would tease him about it.
    He cheated on his lover constantly.
    He and his lover were sentenced to six months jail for stealing and defacing library books.
    His first script for a Beatles movie was rejected.
    Two of his books were denied publication (also written with Kenneth Halliwell).
    He started his relationship when Kenneth Halliwell was twenty-five and he was only eighteen.
    He was murdered by his best friend and lover.
    His plays are a mixture of both humor and the macabre.
    Despite cheating on his lover numerous times, they were together sixteen years.
    His plays were hugely popular.
    He was commissioned to write a script for a movie that the Beatles would appear in.
    A movie 'Prick Up Your Ears' has been made about his relationship with Kenneth Halliwell.

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