Dario Fo, Nobel Prize-Winning Italian Playwright, Dies at 90
- ROME — Dario Fo, the Italian playwright, actor and director who won the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature and was best known for his passionately political 1970 play “Accidental Death of an Anarchist,” has died. He was 90.
Fo’s death was announced by the Italian government. He had been hospitalized in Milan 12 days ago for a respiratory ailment, the Milan daily Corriere della Sera said. A self-described jester, Fo had a prolific multifaceted career that spanned more than six decades...