Steven Dietz is an American playwrite was born 23 June 1958 in Denver, Colorado. His play "Handing Down the Names" (1994) recounts his Volga German heritage.
In 2010, Dietz was once again named one of the most produced playwrights in America, placing eighth on the list of the Top Ten Most Produced Playwrights in America.
His Volga German ancestors come from the colony of Dönhof.
- Steven Dietz (Wikipedia.com)