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Tom Stoppard


Tom Stoppard was born on July 3, 1937 in Zlín, Czechoslovakia as Tomas Straussler. He is a writer and producer, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Brazil (1985) and Empire of the Sun (1987). He has been married to Sabrina Guinness since 2014. He was previously married to Miriam Stoppard and Jose Ingle. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Parade's End (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (screenplay)
 2012/I Anna Karenina (screenplay)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (uncredited)
 2001 Enigma (screenplay)
 2000 Vatel (English adaptation)
 1998 Shakespeare in Love (written by)
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1995 The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (Short) (play)
 1991 Billy Bathgate (screenplay)
 1990 Largo Desolato (TV Movie)
 1990 The Russia House (screenplay)
 1990 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (play - uncredited) / (written by)
 1989 The Dog It Was That Died (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1987 Empire of the Sun (screenplay)
 1985 Brazil (screenplay)
 1984 Squaring the Circle (TV Movie)
 1983 On the Razzle (TV Movie) (by)
 1979 The Human Factor (screenplay)
 1979 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (1979) ... (play)
 1978 A Walk on the Water (TV Movie)
 1978 Despair (screenplay)
 1977 Travesties (TV Movie)
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Professional Foul (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 Three Men in a Boat (TV Movie)
 1975 The Boundary (TV Movie) (written by)
 1975 The Romantic Englishwoman (screenplay)
 1973 Full House (TV Series) (play "After Magritte" - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 January 1973 (1973) ... (play "After Magritte")
 1971 Ulazi slobodan covek (TV Movie)
 1971 Auf neutralem Boden (TV Movie)
 1971 Neutral Ground (TV Movie)
 1971 Szabad, mint a madár (TV Movie)
  NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (radio play "The Dissolution of Dominic Boot" - 1 episode, 1970) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1970)
- The Engagement (1970) ... (radio play "The Dissolution of Dominic Boot") / (screenplay)
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Neutral Ground (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Neutral Ground (TV Movie)
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Another Moon Called Earth (1967) ... (writer)
- Teeth (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 A Separate Peace (TV Movie)
 1965 Der Spleen des George Riley (TV Movie) (play)
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His play, "Travesties," was performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with John Wood, John Hurt, Tom Bell, Frank Windsor, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, and Maria Aitken in the cast. Peter Wood was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[In 1968] I was asked to sign a protest against "censorship" after a newspaper declined to publish somebody's manifesto. "But that isn't censorship," I said. "That's editing. In Russia you go to prison for possessing a copy of Animal Farm. That's censorship." See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #11 in the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture". See more »

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