Roderick Aldon 'Roddy' Walcott, OBE

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Roderick Aldon 'Roddy' Walcott, OBE

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Castries, St Lucia
Death: Died in Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
Cause of death: "after a long illness"
Place of Burial: Castries, Castries, Saint Lucia
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Son of Warwick Walcott and Alix Walcott
Brother of <private> Walcott-St. Hill (Walcott) and Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL OBE OCC

Occupation: St Lucian playwright, screenwriter, painter, theatre director, costume and set designer, lyricist and literary editor
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About Roderick Aldon 'Roddy' Walcott, OBE

Roderick "Roddy" Walcott, OBE (23 January 1930 – 6 March 2000), was a St Lucian playwright, screenwriter, painter, theatre director, costume and set designer, lyricist and literary editor. As a dramatist he "has been recognised as one of the most committed figures in the effort to develop a distinctive Caribbean theatre in the region". He was the twin brother of Nobel laureate Derek Walcott.

He died at his home in Toronto, Canada, in 2000 at the age of 70, after a long illness. His death is a theme in his brother Derek's 2004 work The Prodigal.


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Roderick Aldon 'Roddy' Walcott, OBE's Timeline

1930
January 23, 1930
Castries, St Lucia
2000
March 6, 2000
Age 70
Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
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Castries, Castries, Saint Lucia