Tag: catholic

Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313–1375) Works: • Alcesto e Acaten (Italian) • Amorosa visione (1342-1343) • Canto di Ameto (Italian) • Corbaccio (1354) • De mulieribus claris (1361) • Decameron (Italian) ◊ De Decamerone van Boccaccio (Dutch) ◊ Novelleja Decameronesta (Finnish) ◊ The Decameron…

Robert Vaughn

(1932–2016) Robert Francis Vaughn Filmography as Actor: Julius Caesar 1970 Director: Stuart Burge Starring: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards   Born November 22 1932 New York, NY (USA) Died November 11 2016 Danbury, CT (USA) Cause of death Cancer, Leukemia Occupation Actor Awards Emmy Hollywood…

Alexandre Dumas, père

(1802–1870) Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie Works: • Acté (French) • Ali Pacha (English) • Amaury (Spanish) • Ange Pitou (Finnish) • Balsamo, the Magician (English) • Bastiljin valloitus (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi I (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi II (Finnish)…

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

(1732–1799) Works: • L’autre Tartuffe, ou La mère coupable (French) • Le barbier de Séville (French) • La Folle Journée ou le Mariage de Figaro (French) • Sevillan parturi eli Turha varovaisuus (Finnish) Beaumarchais in Film: Beaumarchais, l’insolent 1996 Director: Édouard…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Giacomo Casanova

(1725–1798) Giacomo Girolamo Casanova Jacques, Chevalier de Seingalt Works: • The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt (English) Filmography as Writer: Il Casanova di Federico Fellini 1976 Director: Federico Fellini Starring: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont     Casanova in Film: La nuit de…

Lana Turner

(1921–1995) Julia Jean Turner Filmography as Actress: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1941 Director: Victor Fleming Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman   Born February 8 1921 Wallace, ID (USA) Died June 29 1995 Century City, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death…

Patrick Magee

(1922–1982) Patrick George McGee Filmography as Actor: A Clockwork Orange 1971 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee     Barry Lyndon 1975 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Ryan O’Neil, Marisa Berenson   Born March 31 1922 Armagh (Northern Ireland) Died August 14 1982 Fulham, London…

Anthony Burgess

(1917–1993) John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL Filmography as Writer: A Clockwork Orange 1971 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee     Jesus of Nazareth 1977 Director: Franco Zeffirelli Starring: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey   Born February 25 1917 Manchester (England) Died…

Ken Russell

(1927–2011) Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell Filmography as Actor: Women in Love 1969 Director: Ken Russell Starring: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed   Born July 3 1927 Southampton (England) Died November 27 2011 Lymington (England) Occupation Film director