Tag: playwright

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…

Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

(1734–1806) Nicolas-Edme Rétif Works: • L’Anti-Justine; ou, Les Delices de l’amour (French) • Contes de Restif de la Bretonne (French) Restif de la Bretonne in Film: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born October 23…

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

(1945–1982) Filmography as Director: Lili Marleen 1981 Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder Starring: Hanna Schygulla, Giancarlo Giannini   Born May 31 1945 Bad Wörishofen (Germany) Died June 10 1982 Munich (Germany) Cause of death Suicide (overdose of cocaine and barbiturate) Occupation Actor Film director…

Edmond Rostand

(1868–1918) Edmond Eugène Joseph Alexis Rostand Works: • L’Aiglon (English) • Chantecler (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (French) • Cyrano de Bergerac (Finnish) • Συρανό δε Μπερζεράκ (Greek) • La dernière nuit de Don Juan (French)…

Paul Weitz

(1965) Paul John Weitz Filmography as Director: Little Fockers 2010 Director: Paul Weitz Starring: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller   Born November 19 1965 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Playwright Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer

Steve Martin

(1945) Stephen Glenn Martin Filmography as Actor: HouseSitter 1992 Director: Frank Oz Starring: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn   Born August 14 1945 Waco, TX (USA) Girlfriend (2000) Helena Bonham Carter (1966) Occupation Actor Art Collector Occupation Musician Playwright Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Academy…

Noël Coward

(1899–1973) Sir Noël Peirce Coward Filmography as Writer: Burton and Taylor 2013 Director: Richard Laxton Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Dominic West     Filmography as Actor: Around the World in 80 Days 1956 Director: Michael Anderson Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas     Paris When It Sizzles…

Lynn Redgrave

(1943–2010) Lynn Rachel Redgrave, OBE Filmography as Actress: Tom Jones 1963 Director: Tony Richardson Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York   Born March 8 1943 Marylebone, London (England) Died May 2 2010 Kent, CT (USA) Cause of death Breast cancer Father Michael Redgrave (1908-1985) Mother Rachel…

Stephen Fry

(1957) Stephen John Fry Filmography as Actor: Wilde 1997 Director: Brian Gilbert Starring: Stephen Fry, Jude Law   Born August 24 1957 Hampstead, London (England) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Novelist Playwright Writer Award Screen Actors Guild Award

Ernie Hudson

(1945) Earnest Lee Hudson Filmography as Actor: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle 1992 Director: Curtis Hanson Starring: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay   Born December 17 1945 Benton Harbor, MI (USA) Occupation Actor Playwright Occupation Producer Writer