Hazel Joyce Marriott (born: Willett), known professionally as Hazel Adair, was a British actress turned screenwriter and creator of soap operas for radio and television.
Hazel Joyce Willett at 9 months old, her British family returned to England, where her parents divorced in 1923, when she was two years old.
Using Adair as her stage name, she began her career as an actress.
She then turned her attention to writing scripts for radio and television.
She died on 22 November 2015, at the age of 95. She was survived by her six children, 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.