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1940 - September 15, 2009
KINGSTON, Jamaica (The Associated Press)
Trevor Rhone, a Jamaican playwright who co-wrote the reggae film classic "The Harder They Come" and helped introduce the island's pop culture to the world, died Tuesday. He was 69.
Rhone died after a heart attack at a hospital in Jamaica's capital, Kingston, according to his brother, Neville, and playwright Barbara Gloudon, a longtime friend and colleague.
Born in 1940, Rhone wrote more than a dozen plays, including his two...
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"Trevor Rhone was as fascinating as they come. Great story-teller. Could sit and chat and laugh with him for hours -- with Trevor doing most of the talking and me doing all of the laughing ..."
"I was a young actor who took part in the National Drama Festival of Trinidad and Tobago. It was then a competitive festival which promoted theatre arts in the colleges in our country. When I ..."
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