Gene Feist, American director and playwright, co-founded the Roundabout Theatre Company (d. 2014) was born on January 16, 1923.

January 16, 1923

Gene Feist was an American playwright, theater director and co-founder of the Roundabout Theater Company. He authored 15 plays or adaptations, of which two were published by Samuel French Inc. — James Joyce's Dublin and The Lady from Maxim's.