Playwright. Born London, probably in in a house on the corner of Ironmonger Lane and Cateaton Street (now Gresham Street). Baptized on 18 April 1580 in St Lawrence Jewry. He collaborated with a number of other dramatists including Shakespeare. With William Rowley co-wrote The Changeling which is his most well-known play and still performed. From at least 1608 he lived with his wife and family in Newington Butts where he died.