Tag: August 6

Ben Jonson

(1572–1637) Benjamin Jonson Works: • A Tale of a Tub (English) • Bartholomew Fair (1614) • Cynthia’s Revels (English) • Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems (English) • Epicoene; Or, The Silent Woman (English) • Every Man…

Paul Claudel

(1868–1955) Paul-Louis-Charles-Marie Claudel Works: ◊ Die Musen: Eine Ode (German) • L’otage: Drame en trois actes (French) • Le pain dur: Drame en trois actes (French) • Le père humilié: Drame en quatre actes (French) • Oeuvres de Arthur Rimbaud…

Everett Sloane

(1909–1965) Filmography as Actor: Lust for Life 1956 Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn   Born October 1 1909 Manhattan, New York, NY (USA) Died August 6 1965 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Suicide Occupation Actor Songwriter Theatre director

Oliver Tobias

(1947) Filmography as Actor: Addio fratello crudele 1971 Director: Giuseppe Patroni Griffi Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Oliver Tobias     Jesus of Nazareth 1977 Director: Franco Zeffirelli Starring: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey   Born August 6 1947 Zürich (Switzerland) Occupation Actor

Frank Finlay

(1926–2016) Francis “Frank” Finlay, CBE Filmography as Actor: La chiave 1983 Director: Tinto Brass Starring: Stefania Sandrelli, Frank Finlay     Stalin 1992 Director: Ivan Passer Starring: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond   Born August 6 1926 Farnworth (England) Died January…

Diego Velázquez

(1599–1660) Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez The artist’s works: La educación de la Virgen c.1617–1618 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven Adoración de los Reyes Magos 1619 Museo del Prado, Madrid La Cena de Emaús 1622–1623 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New…

Cedric Hardwicke

(1893–1964) Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke Filmography as Actor: Suspicion 1941 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine     Rope 1948 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, John Dall     Around the World in 80 Days 1956 Director: Michael Anderson Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas…

August 6

Births: • Claudel, Paul (1868-1955) • Finlay, Frank (1926-2016) • Tobias, Oliver (1947) Deaths: • Hardwicke, Cedric (1893-1964) • Jonson, Ben (1572-1637) • Sloane, Everett (1909-1965) • Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660)