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Agatha Christie (1890–1976)


Agatha Christie was born on September 15, 1890 in Torquay, Devon, England as Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller. She is known for her work on Witness for the Prosecution (1957), Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989) and Agatha Christie's Marple (2004). She was married to Max E.L. Mallowan and Archibald Christie. She died on January 12, 1976 in Wallingford, ... See full bio »

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 2015 And Then There Were None (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes) (announced)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (novel)
 2015 Oriento kyuukou satsujin jiken (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by) (pre-production)
 2015 Partners in Crime (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes) (pre-production)
- N or M: Part 3 (2015) ... (novel)
- N or M: Part 2 (2015) ... (novel)
- N or M: Part 1 (2015) ... (novel)
- The Secret Adversary: Part 3 (2015) ... (novel)
- The Secret Adversary: Part 2 (2015) ... (novel)
  Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2014) (based on novel "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?" - 1 episode, 2013) (based on novel "Dumb Witness" - 1 episode, 2013) (based on novel "Sparkling Cyanide" - 1 episode, 2013) (based on novel "They Do It With Mirrors" - 1 episode, 2013) (based on the novel by: "Taken at the Flood" - 1 episode, 2011) (novel "Five Little Pigs" - 1 episode, 2011) (novel "Sad Cypress" - 1 episode, 2010) (novel "Cat Among the Pigeons" - 1 episode, 2010) (novel "Peril at End House" - 1 episode, 2009) (novel "Ordeal by Innocence" - 1 episode, 2009) (after - 1 episode, 2009) (based on the novel by - 1 episode, 2009)
- Meurtre à la kermesse (2014) ... (novel)
- Pourquoi pas Martin? (2013) ... (based on novel "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?")
- Témoin muet (2013) ... (based on novel "Dumb Witness")
- Meurtre au champagne (2013) ... (based on novel "Sparkling Cyanide")
- Jeux de glaces (2013) ... (based on novel "They Do It With Mirrors")
  Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series) (novel - 17 episodes, 2004 - 2013) (based on the novel by - 4 episodes, 2006 - 2010) (short stories: "Greenshaw's Folly" & "The Thumb Mark of St Peter" - 1 episode, 2013) (short story - 1 episode, 2010)
- Endless Night (2013) ... (novel)
- Greenshaw's Folly (2013) ... (short stories: "Greenshaw's Folly" & "The Thumb Mark of St Peter")
- A Caribbean Mystery (2013) ... (novel)
- The Pale Horse (2010) ... (novel)
- The Blue Geranium (2010) ... (short story)
  Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series) (novel - 28 episodes, 1990 - 2013) (based on the novel by - 4 episodes, 2001 - 2013) (short story "The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan" - 1 episode, 1993) (short story "Dead Man's Mirror" - 1 episode, 1993) (story "The Chocolate Box" - 1 episode, 1993) (short story "The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman" - 1 episode, 1993) (short story "The Case of the Missing Will" - 1 episode, 1993) (short story "Yellow Iris" - 1 episode, 1993) (short story "The Under Dog" - 1 episode, 1993) (short story "The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb" - 1 episode, 1993) (novel "ABC Murders" - 1 episode, 1992) (short story "The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "The Affair at The Victory Ball" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "The Double Clue" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "Wasps' Nest" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "The Plymouth Express" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "The Million-Dollar Bond Robbery" - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "How Does Your Garden Grow?" - 1 episode, 1991) (by - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Adventure of 'The Western Star'" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Kidnapped Prime Minister" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Adventure of the Cheap Flat" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "Double Sin" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Cornish Mystery" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Lost Mine" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Veiled Lady" - 1 episode, 1990) (novel "Peril at End House" - 1 episode, 1990) (short story "The Dream" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "The King of Clubs" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "The Incredible Theft" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "Problem at Sea" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "Triangle at Rhodes" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "The Third Floor Flat" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "Four and Twenty Blackbirds" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "Murder in the Mews" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "The Adventure of the Clapham Cook" - 1 episode, 1989)
- Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (2013) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Labours of Hercules (2013) ... (based on the novel by)
- Dead Man's Folly (2013) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Big Four (2013) ... (novel)
- Elephants Can Remember (2013) ... (novel)
 2012 Partners in Crime (after: "The Case of the Missing Lady" in "Partners in Crime" / "Némésis")
 2012 Grandmaster (novel)
 2008 Crime Is Our Business (short stories "Partners in Crime")
 2008 The Great Alibi (based on the novel by)
 2007 Towards Zero (novel)
 2007 Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile (Video Game) (novel - uncredited)
 2006 Petits meurtres en famille (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Hercule Poirot's Christmas" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... (novel "Hercule Poirot's Christmas")
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (novel "Hercule Poirot's Christmas")
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (novel "Hercule Poirot's Christmas")
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (novel "Hercule Poirot's Christmas")
 2006 Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Uso o tsuku shitai (TV Movie) (novel)
 2005 Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None (Video Game) (book)
 2004-2005 Agasa Kurisutî no meitantei Powaro to Mâpuru (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 39 episodes)
- Kumo no naka no shi (sono yon) Bakudai na isan no sôzokunin (2005) ... (based on characters created by)
- Kumo no naka no shi (sono san) Hôbari-fujin e no kyôhaku (2005) ... (based on characters created by)
- Kumo no naka no shi (sono ni) Pari no Madamu Jizeru (2005) ... (based on characters created by)
- Kumo no naka no shi (sono ichi) Sora tobu misshitsu (2005) ... (based on characters created by)
- Dabunhaimu shissô jiken (2005) ... (based on characters created by)
 2005 By the Pricking of My Thumbs (novel "By the pricking of my thumbs")
 2003 Sparkling Cyanide (TV Movie) (from the novel by)
 2003 Shubho Mahurat (story)
 2002 Neudacha Puaro (TV Movie) (novel "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd")
 2001 Murder on the Orient Express (TV Movie) (novel "Murder on the Orient Express")
 2001 Manekarezaru kyaku: Fujisanroku renzoku satsujin jiken (TV Movie) (play "The Unexpected Guest")
 1997 The Pale Horse (TV Movie) (novel)
 1995 Suspicions (novel "Ten Little Indians" - uncredited)
 1995 Innocent Lies (uncredited)
 1991 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited)
 1990 Myshelovka (play)
 1989 Zagadka Endkhauza (novel)
 1989 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited)
 1989 Ten Little Indians (novel)
 1989 The Man in the Brown Suit (TV Movie) (book)
 1988 Appointment with Death (based on the novel by)
 1987 Desyat negrityat (story)
 1987 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited)
 1986 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited)
 1986 Murder in Three Acts (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 Shades of Darkness (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Agatha Christie's The Last Seance (1986) ... (short story)
 1986 Dead Man's Folly (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
 1985 Thirteen at Dinner (TV Movie) (novel)
 1985 Dangerous Women (novel "The Hollow")
 1985 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited)
 1985 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited)
 1985 Murder with Mirrors (TV Movie) (novel)
 1985 Ten Little Maidens (novel "And Then There Were None" - uncredited)
 1984 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (TV Series) (novel - uncredited)
 1984 Ordeal by Innocence (based on the novel by)
 1983-1984 Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (TV Series) (novel - 10 episodes)
- The Crackler (1984) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Case of the Missing Lady (1984) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Man in the Mist (1983) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Unbreakable Alibi (1983) ... (novel - uncredited)
- The Ambassador's Boots (1983) ... (novel - uncredited)
 1983 Tayna chyornykh drozdov (novel "A Pocketful of Rye")
 1983 Sparkling Cyanide (TV Movie) (novel)
 1983 A Caribbean Mystery (TV Movie) (novel)
 1983 The Secret Adversary (TV Movie) (novel)
 1982 Spider's Web (TV Movie) (play)
 1982 Witness for the Prosecution (TV Movie) (play "The Witness for the Prosecution")
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series) (short story - 10 episodes)
- The Manhood of Edward Robinson (1982) ... (short story)
- Jane in Search of a Job (1982) ... (short story)
- The Red Signal (1982) ... (short story)
- The Mystery of the Blue Jar (1982) ... (short story)
- Magnolia Blossom (1982) ... (short story)
 1982 Evil Under the Sun (novel - uncredited)
 1982 Murder Is Easy (TV Movie) (novel)
 1981 Seven Dials Mystery (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd (novel "The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side" - uncredited)
 1980 Verso l'ora zero (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 L'ospite inatteso (TV Movie) (play "The Unexpected Guest")
 1978 Death on the Nile (novel - uncredited)
 1974 Murder on the Orient Express (novel - uncredited)
 1974 Ten Little Indians (novel)
 1973 Black Coffee (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Dhund (play "The Unexpected Guest")
 1972 Endless Night (novel)
 1970 Mord im Pfarrhaus (TV Movie) (novel "The Murder at the Vicarage")
  Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1970) (play "Spider's web" - 1 episode, 1969)
- Dix petits nègres (1970) ... (novel)
- La toile d'araignée (1969) ... (play "Spider's web")
 1969 Zehn kleine Negerlein (TV Movie) (criminal play)
 1967 Ein Fremder klopft an (TV Movie) (play "Love from a stranger")
 1965 The Alphabet Murders (novel "The A.B.C. Murders")
 1965 Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians' (novel - uncredited)
 1965 Gumnaam (novel "10 Little Indians" - uncredited)
 1964 Murder Ahoy (character - uncredited)
 1964 Murder Most Foul (novel "Mrs. McGinty's Dead")
 1963 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- O Caso dos Dez Negrinhos (1963) ... (novel)
 1963 Murder at the Gallop (novel "After the Funeral")
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story "The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim" - 1 episode)
- Hercule Poirot (1962) ... (story "The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim")
 1961 Murder She Said (novel "4·50 From Paddington")
 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Spider's Web (1961) ... (play)
 1960 The Spider's Web (play)
 1959 Ten Little Indians (TV Movie) (novel)
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Ten Little Niggers (1959) ... (play)
 1957 Witness for the Prosecution (in Agatha Christie's international stage success)
 1957 Ein Fremder kam ins Haus (TV Movie) (novel)
 1956-1957 Teledrama (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- O Caso dos Dez Negrinhos (1957) ... (novel)
- Três Ratinhos Cegos (1956) ... (novel)
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (novel "A Murder Is Announced" - 1 episode)
- A Murder Is Announced (1956) ... (novel "A Murder Is Announced")
 1956 Das Spinnennetz (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Musefælden (TV Movie) (play "The Mouse Trap")
 1955 Die Galerie der großen Detektive (TV Series) (novel "Murder on the Orient Express" - 1 episode)
- Hercule Poirot klärt den Mord im Orient-Express auf (1955) ... (novel "Murder on the Orient Express")
 1954 Die Fuchsjagd (TV Movie) (play)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Witness for the Prosecution (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- They Came to Baghdad (1952) ... (story)
 1952 Suspense (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Red Signal (1952) ... (story)
  Danger (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1951) (play - 1 episode, 1950)
- Appointment with Death (1951) ... (story)
- Witness for the Prosecution (1950) ... (play)
 1950 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Case of the Missing Lady (1950) ... (story)
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Murder on the Nile (1950) ... (novel)
 1950 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Golden Ball/Just Three Words (1950) ... (story - segment "The Golden Ball")
 1949 Ten Little Niggers (TV Movie) (novel "Ten Little Indians")
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Witness for the Prosecution (1949) ... (play)
 1949 Witness for the Prosecution (TV Movie) (story)
 1947 Love from a Stranger (story "Philomel Cottage")
 1947 Three Blind Mice (TV Movie) (television play)
 1947 Love from a Stranger (TV Movie) (story "Philomel Cottage")
 1945 And Then There Were None (novel)
 1938 Love from a Stranger (TV Movie) (story "Philomel Cottage")
 1937 A Night of Terror (story "Philomel Cottage")
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Wasps' Nest (1937) ... (novel)
 1934 Lord Edgware Dies (novel)
 1932 Lackered Box (play "Black Coffee")
 1931 Black Coffee (play)
 1931 Alibi (novel "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd")
 1929 Adventures Inc. (novel "The Secret Adversary")
 1928 The Passing of Mr. Quin (story "The Coming of Mr. Quin")
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Other Works:

Novel: "Death on the Nile" (featuring Hercule Poirot and Col. Race) (filmed as Death on the Nile (1978)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 21 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mrs. Max Mallowan | Agatha Wallace | Mary Westmacott
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Personal Quote:

Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human. See more »

Trivia:

According to her grandson Mathew Prichard, who runs the Agatha Christie estate, she was very keen on using new types of media to help reach fans in new ways. He said this in April 2004 when it was announced that five of her books would be turned into computer games. See more »

Trademark:

All her books and short stories feature some kind of plot twist or surprising ending

Nickname:

The Queen of Crime

Star Sign:

Virgo

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