Eugene O'Neill, born in 1888 and dead by the end of 1953, carried around a lot of angst. He had an absentee father and a morphine-addicted mother. He drank too much and suffered from severe depression. He divorced his first two wives, and his third was hopelessly addicted to sedatives. His older brother died of alcoholism at age 45. He disowned his daughter, Oona, when she married Charlie Chaplin, and then two of his sons... More >>>