John Wells (17 November 1936 – 11 January 1998) was an English actor, writer and satirist, educated at Eastbourne College and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. The son of a clergyman, he was born in Ashford, Kent and died in Sussex.
Wells started in cabaret at Oxford and began his television career as a writer on That Was The Week That Was, the 1960s weekly satire show that launched the careers ... more »
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''Infantilism is possibly the hallmark of our generation.''John Wells (b. 1936), British writer, actor, director. quoted in Ronald Bergan, Beyond the Fringe ... and Beyond, pt. 4 (1989).