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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 17 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shakespeare in Love
(1998)
Brazil
Brazil Writer
(1985)
Empire of the Sun
(1987)
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina Writer
(2012)

Filmography

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  A Christmas Carol (screenplay by) (announced)
 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)
 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)
 1966 Double Image (TV Mini-Series documentary) (script - 1 episode)
- A Separate Peace (1966) ... (script)
 1965 Der Spleen des George Riley (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Invention of Love," had its American premiere in an American Conservatory Theatre production at the Geary Theater in San Francisco, California with James Cromwell (A.E. Housman) in the cast. Carey Perloff was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Sir Tom Stoppard
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Personal Quote:

We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered. See more »

Trivia:

His play, "The Coast of Utopia" (Voyage/Shipwreck/Salvage) performed at the Royal National Theatre: Oliver, was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for BBC Award for Best New Play of 2002. See more »

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