Tag: novelist

Robert Shaw

(1927–1978) Robert Archibald Shaw Filmography as Actor:   From Russia with Love 1963 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi     Born August 9 1927 Westhoughton (England) Died August 28 1978 Tourmakeady (Ireland) Cause of death Heart Failure Occupation Actor Novelist…

Richard Dreyfuss

(1947) Richard Stephen Dreyfuss Filmography as Actor:   The Graduate 1967 Director: Mike Nichols Starring: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman     Born October 29 1947 Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Occupation Actor Novelist Writer Awards Academy Award BAFTA David di Donatello Awards Golden Globe…

Nora Ephron

(1941–2012) Nora Louise Ephron Filmography as Director:   Sleepless in Seattle 1993 Director: Nora Ephron Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan     Born May 19 1941 New York, NY (USA) Died June 26 2012 New York, NY (USA) Cause of death Cancer…

Jules Verne

(1828–1905) Jules-Gabriel Verne Works: ◊ Abandoned (English) • Autour de la lune (French) ◊ All Around the Moon (English) • Les enfants du capitaine Grant (French) ◊ In Search of the Castaways (English)   Verne in Film:   In Search of the…

Joanna Barnes

(1934) Filmography as Actress:   The Parent Trap 1961 Director: David Swift Starring: Hayley Mills, Maureen O’Hara     The Parent Trap 1998 Director: Nancy Meyers Starring: Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson     Born November 15 1934 Boston, MA (USA)…

Herbert Lom

(1917–2012) Filmography as Actor:   El Cid 1961 Director: Anthony Mann Starring: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren     Born September 11 1917 Prague (Czech Republic) Died September 27 2012 London (England) Occupation Actor Novelist Writer  

Thomas Mann

(1875–1955) Paul Thomas Mann Works: • Der Tod in Venedig (German)   Films based on works by Thomas Mann:   Morte a Venezia 1971 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Silvana Mangano     Born June 6 1875 Lübeck (Germany) Died…

Carrie Fisher

(1956–2016) Carrie Frances Fisher Filmography as Actress:   Appointment with Death 1988 Director: Michael Winner Starring: Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall     Born October 21 1956 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Died December 27 2016 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Father Eddie Fisher (1928-2010) Mother…

Théophile Gautier

(1811–1872) Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier “Le bon Théo”   Works: • Émaux et camées (1852) ◊ Enamels and Cameos (English) • La Comédie de la mort (1838) • Le Capitaine Fracasse (1863) ◊ Captain Fracasse (English) • Mademoiselle de Maupin (1835) • Ménagerie intime (1869) ◊ My Private Menagerie…

Champfleury

(1821–1889) Jules François Félix Husson Works: • Les chats (1869) • Richard Wagner (1860) Champfleury in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Hommage à Delacroix 1864 Oil on canvas, 160 x 250 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris   Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862…