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Graham Greene (I) (1904–1991)


Graham Greene was one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century and his influence on the cinema and theatre was enormous. He wrote five plays and almost all of his novels, including "Brighton Rock", "The Ministry of Fear" and "The End of the Affair", have been brought to the screen. A superb storyteller, he also wrote the screenplays for such ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Third Man
The Third Man Writer
(1949)
The Fallen Idol
(1948)
The Third Man
The Third Man Writer
(1959-1965)
The Quiet American
(2002)

Filmography

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 2013 A Little Place Off the Edgware Road (Short) (story)
 2010 Secrets of the Content (Short)
 2010 Brighton Rock (novel "Brighton Rock")
 2006 The End of the Party (Short) (short story)
 2002 The Quiet American (novel)
 2001 Double Take (story "Across the Bridge")
 1999 The End of the Affair (novel)
 1991 This Gun for Hire (TV Movie) (novel "A Gun For Hire")
 1991 Honorární konzul (TV Movie) (novel)
 1990 Strike It Rich (novel "Loser Takes All")
 1989 Primera función (TV Series) (author - 1 episode)
- El amante complaciente (1989) ... (author)
 1988 The Tenth Man (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Great Performances (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Monsignor Quixote (1987) ... (novel)
 1986 May We Borrow Your Husband? (TV Movie) (story)
 1984 Dr. Fischer of Geneva (TV Movie) (novel "Dr. Fischer of Geneva: The Bomb Party")
 1983 Il nocciolo della questione (TV Series) (novel)
 1983 Beyond the Limit (novel "The Honorary Consul")
 1982 A Shocking Accident (Short) (short story)
 1982 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- El amante complaciente (1982) ... (novel)
 1982 Los exclusivos del Nueve (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Living Room (1982)
 1981 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Potting Shed (1981)
 1980 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play "The Complaisant Lover" - 1 episode)
- L'amant complaisant (1980) ... (play "The Complaisant Lover")
 1980 Il treno per Istambul (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Orient Express" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (novel "Orient Express")
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (novel "Orient Express")
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (novel "Orient Express")
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (novel "Orient Express")
 1979 The Human Factor (novel)
 1978 Late Night Story (TV Series short) (written by - 1 episode)
- The End of the Party (1978) ... (written by)
 1975-1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series) (story - 18 episodes)
- Dream of a Strange Land (1976) ... (story)
- Under the Garden (1976) ... (story)
- The Overnight Bag (1976) ... (story)
- A Drive in the Country (1976) ... (story)
- Mortmain (1976) ... (story)
 1974 El teatro (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cuarto de estar (1974)
 1974 Noche de teatro (TV Series) (novel "The Power and the Glory" - 1 episode)
- El poder y la gloria (1974) ... (novel "The Power and the Glory")
 1973 England Made Me (novel)
 1972 Travels with My Aunt (novel)
 1972 Yarali kurt (novel "A Gun for Hire")
 1971 Das Herz aller Dinge (TV Movie) (novel "The Heart of the Matter")
 1971 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Una pistola in vendita (TV Mini-Series) (novel "A Gun for Sale" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... (novel "A Gun for Sale")
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... (novel "A Gun for Sale")
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... (novel "A Gun for Sale")
 1969 La fine dell'avventura (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The End of the Affair" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (novel "The End of the Affair")
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... (novel "The End of the Affair")
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... (novel "The End of the Affair")
 1967 The Comedians (novel "The Comedians") / (screenplay)
 1967 Den nøysomme elsker (TV Movie) (based on original story)
 1966 Pelon talo (TV Movie) (play "The Living Room")
 1966 Der letzte Raum (TV Movie) (play "The Living Room")
 1966 Quinta colonna (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... (novel)
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Living Room (1965) ... (play)
  The Third Man (TV Series) (character - 46 episodes, 1959 - 1965) (novel - 27 episodes, 1959 - 1965) (writer - 5 episodes, 1962)
- Proxy Fight (1965) ... (novel)
- Members Only: Part 2 (1965) ... (novel)
- Members Only: Part 1 (1965) ... (novel)
- The Luck of Harry Lime (1965) ... (character)
- Man at the Top (1965) ... (character)
 1964 About Religion (TV Series) (poetry and prose - 1 episode)
  Studio 4 (TV Series) (novel "Orient Express" - 1 episode, 1962) (story - 1 episode, 1962)
- Stamboul Train (1962) ... (novel "Orient Express") / (story)
 1961 Günes dogmasin (novel "A Gun for Hire")
 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 The Complaisant Lover (TV Movie) (play)
  Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1961) (novel - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Potting Shed (1961) ... (play)
- The Power and the Glory (1959) ... (novel)
 1960 The Unforeseen (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- When Greek Meets Greek (1960) ... (script)
 1959 Our Man in Havana (novel and screenplay)
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (story "The Basement Room" - 1 episode)
- The Fallen Idol (1959) ... (story "The Basement Room")
 1958 Verschlossene Räume (TV Movie) (play "The Living Room")
 1958 The Quiet American (novel)
 1957 Das Geheimnis (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Short Cut to Hell (novel "A Gun for Sale")
 1957 Across the Bridge (story "Across the Bridge")
 1957 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie) (novel)
 1957 Saint Joan
 1957 Die Kraft und die Herrlichkeit (TV Movie) (novel)
 1956 H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (TV Series) (play "The Living Room" - 1 episode)
- The Living Room (1956) ... (play "The Living Room")
 1955 The End of the Affair (from the novel by)
 1954 La mano dello straniero (story)
 1953 The Heart of the Matter (novel "The Heart of the Matter")
 1951 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- England Made Me (1951) ... (story)
 1949 The Third Man (by) / (screen play)
 1948 The Fallen Idol (screenplay) / (story "The Basement Room")
 1947 Brighton Rock (from the novel by) / (screenplay)
 1947 The Fugitive (novel "The Labyrinthine Ways" also published as "The Power and The Glory")
 1947 The Smugglers (novel "The Man Within")
 1945 Confidential Agent (novel)
 1944 Ministry of Fear (novel)
 1942 Went the Day Well? (story)
 1942 This Gun for Hire (based on the novel by)
 1940 The New Britain (Short) (commentary)
 1940 21 Days Together (scenario)
 1937 The Green Cockatoo (story and scenario)
 1937 The Future's in the Air (Documentary short)
 1934 Orient Express (novel)
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Other Works:

Playwright: "The Complaisant Lover" (filmed as Au théâtre ce soir: L'amant complaisant (1980) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 8 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Fred Astaire] "The nearest we are ever likely to get to a human Mickey Mouse." See more »

Trivia:

His brother, Sir Hugh Carleton Greene (b. 1910), was in the 30s correspondent for the Daily Telegraph in Germany, from 1940 on head of BBC's German service, organized after 2nd world war the new broadcasting structure in the British Zone of Germany, much of eastern Europe and Malta, became 1958 head of BBC News and from 1960 to 1969 even Director General of BBC. See more »

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