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David Storey
Born David Malcolm Story
(1933-07-13)13 July 1933
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
Died 27 March 2017(2017-03-27) (aged 83)
London, England
Occupation Novelist
Education Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield
Alma mater Slade School of Fine Art
Genre Novelist, playwright, screenwriter
Notable awards Booker Prize (1976)

David Malcolm Storey (13 July 1933 – 27 March 2017) was an English playwright, screenwriter, award-winning novelist and a former professional rugby league player. He was known for writing This Sporting Life and for screenwriting movie version. He also wrote plays most notably: Home and The Changing Room. Storey also wrote Flight into Camden and his 1976 Booker Prize-winning novel Saville.

Storey was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He studied at Slade School of Fine Art. In 1956, Storey married Barbara Rudd Hamilton, with whom he had four children. Hamilton died in 2015.

Storey died on 27 March 2017 in London from Parkinson's disease and dementia, aged 83.

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