Willy Russell

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Willy Russell (Playwright ) was born in Liverpool on a Saturday, August 23, 1947 🎈. Willy Russell is 76 years old. He is a Virgo ♍ and was born in the Year of the Pig 🐖.

English playwright who wrote works like Educating Rita, Blood Brothers, and Our Day Out. He was the winner of multiple Laurence Olivier Awards.

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FULL NAME: Willy Russell
BIRTH DATE: August 23, 1947
AGE: 76 years old


Willy Russell is a Playwright. Willy was born in the 1940s, 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.

His parents worked for book publishers. He married Annie Russell. Find out who is Willy Russell dating right now.

He was a women’s hairdresser who ran his own salon.

DID YOU KNOW He received BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for both Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine.

FACT His first novel, The Wrong Boy, tells the story of a 19-year-old boy who writes letters to his hero, Morrissey.

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Currently, Willy Russell is 76 years old. His next birthday is away. Willy will celebrate his 77th birthday on a Saturday, August 23rd. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on August 23, 1947. Below is the countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Willy Russell’s zodiac sign is Virgo. People born between the dates of August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the sixth sign of the zodiac, Virgo. Virgos are known for being humble, practical, and systematic in their approach to life. Cancer is the most compatible sign for Virgos.

Famous Virgo celebrities are Beyonce, Prince Harry, Cameron Diaz, Salma Hayek, Chris Pine, Jennifer Judson, Bernie Sanders, and Agatha Christie. Virgo ruling planet is Mercury. Astrologically, Mercury symbolizes communication. It is the closest planet planet to the sun.

Willy Russell was born in the Year of the Pig. A pig symbolize wealth, luck and prosperity in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Pig are intelligent, thoughtful, diligent, genuine, and noble. They can also sometimes be gullible, materialistic, insecure, and hot-tempered.

This year is the Year of the Dragon.

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

Willy Russell is a 76 years old Playwright, born in August, in the Year of the Pig (1947), and is a Virgo. His life path number is 7. Willy’s birthstone is Peridot and Sardonyx, and his birth flower is Gladiolus.


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