Richard Nelson

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Richard Nelson (Playwright ) was born in Illinois, United States on a Tuesday, October 17, 1950 🎈. Richard Nelson is 72 years old. He is a Libra ♎ and was born in the Year of the Tiger 🐅.

Author of the Tony Award-winning musical adaptations of James Joyce’s The Dead and the Broadway version of Chess.

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FULL NAME: Richard Nelson
BIRTH DATE: October 17, 1950
BIRTHPLACE: Illinois, United States
AGE: 72 years old


Richard Nelson is a Playwright. Richard was born in the 1950s, in the middle of the Baby Boomers Generation generation. Baby Boomers are individuals born between 1946 and 1964, during the post World War II baby boom. This generation is known for Rock and Roll, Woodstock, Elvis, the Beatles, miniskirts, and Barbies. Baby boomers have experienced some of the most important historical events, including the JFK Assassination, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War.

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He grew up watching musical theater in Detroit and claims to have seen roughly twenty five musicals before seeing his first “straight” play.

DID YOU KNOW He was the chair of the playwriting department at the Yale School of Drama from 2005 to 2008.

FACT His 2007 play Frank’s Home chronicled two days in the life of architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Currently, Richard Nelson is 72 years old. His next birthday is away. Richard will celebrate his 73rd birthday on a Tuesday, October 17th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on October 17, 1950. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.


Richard Nelson’s zodiac sign is Libra. People born between the dates of September 23rd to October 22nd belong to the seventh sign in the zodiac, Libra. Libras are known for being balanced, diplomatic, and kind. Gemini is the most compatible sign for Libras.

Famous Libra celebrities are Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, Snoop Dogg, Doja Cat, Donald Glover, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Matt Damon, Marion Cotillard, Hugh Jackman, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Bella Thorne, and Nick Cannon. Libra ruling planet is Venus. Astrologically, Venus is the planet of all things love and romance.

Richard Nelson was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger represents power and is considered the king of all beasts in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Tiger are outspoken, authoritative, have strong leadership qualities, and courageous. They can also sometimes be aggressive, arrogant, short-tempered, and anxious.

This year is the Year of the Rabbit.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

Richard Nelson is a 72 years old Playwright, born in October, in the Year of the Tiger (1950), and is a Libra. His life path number is 6. Richard’s birthstone is Opal and Tourmaline, and his birth flower is Marigold. You may also check out all famous birthdays in October or specifically birthdays on October 17.


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