James M. Barrie
Born: May 9, 1860
Died: June 19, 1937
Occupation: Playwright, novelist
Biography: Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland. He moved to London, where he developed a career as a novelist and playwright.