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Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

Ernest Hemingway was an American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize (1953) and the Nobel Prize in Literature (1954) for his novel The Old Man and the Sea, which was made into a 1958 film The Old Man and the Sea (1958). He was born into the hands of his physician father. He was the second of six children of Dr. Clarence Hemingway and Grace Hemingway ... See full bio »


(age 61) in Ketchum, Idaho, USA

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To Have and Have Not
The Killers
The Killers Writer
A Farewell to Arms


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 2016 Duels (TV Series documentary) (letters - 1 episode)
 2014 Vrasësit (Short) (original story)
 2014 Abrupt Ending (Short) (original story)
 2014 Ernest Hemingway's Out of Season (Short) (original story)
 2013 The Killers II (Short) (novel)
 2013 The Killers (Short) (short story)
 2012 White Elephants (Short) (short story)
 2012 Baby Shoes (Short) (short story)
 2011 Cat in the Rain (Short) (short story)
 2010 A Clean, Well-Lighted Place (Short) (original story)
 2010 Today Is Friday (Short)
 2009/I The Killers (Short) (story)
 2009 The Killers (Short) (short story)
 2009 Hills (Short) (short story)
 2008 Ubice (Short) (novel)
 2008 Gifts Like White Elephants (Short) (story)
 2008 The Garden of Eden (novel)
 2008 A Clean, Well-Lighted Place (Short) (story)
 2007 Bokser ide u raj (Short) (story "Killers")
 2006 Nochnoy ekspress (Short) (short story)
 2006 Killarna - en far og seks syv brødre (Documentary short) (story "The Killers")
 2006 Los asesinos (Short) (story "The Killers")
 2006 The Sea Change (Short) (based on the story by)
 2005 A Clean, Well-lighted Place (Short) (original story)
 2005 God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (Short) (story)
 2002 Hills Like White Elephants (Short) (short story)
 2001 After the Storm (TV Movie) (story)
 1999 The Old Man and the Sea (Short) (novel)
 1995 Mia hara (Short) (short story)
 1991 Un lugar limpio y bien iluminado (Short) (story "The Killers")
 1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (TV Movie) (story "Hills Like White Elephants")
 1990 The Old Man and the Sea (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Captain Khorshid (novel "To Have and Have Not")
 1984 The Sun Also Rises (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1981 Best of Friends (TV Movie) (story "Three Day Blow")
 1979 My Old Man (TV Movie) (story)
 1977 Soldier's Home (TV Short) (story)
 1977 Islands in the Stream (story)
 1973 Peta kolona (TV Movie)
 1971 Fiesta (TV Movie) (novel)
 1966 A Farewell to Arms (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Like Saying Goodbye to a Statue (1966) ... (novel)
- We Knew the Summer Was Gone (1966) ... (novel)
 1965 For Whom the Bell Tolls (TV Series) (novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls" - 4 episodes)
- The Bridge (1965) ... (novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls")
- Verdict on Pablo (1965) ... (novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls")
- The Moon of May (1965) ... (novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls")
- Reconnaissance (1965) ... (novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls")
 1964 The Killers (story)
 1961 Adeus às Armas (TV Series) (novel "A Farewell to Arms")
 1961 Njeriu kurrë nuk vdes (Short) (novel)
 1959-1960 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 4 episodes)
- The Gambler, the Nun and the Radio (1960) ... (story)
- The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1960) ... (story)
- The Fifth Column (1960) ... (story)
- The Killers (1959) ... (story)
 1960 The Gambler, the Nun and the Radio (TV Movie) (story)
 1960 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (TV Movie) (story)
 1960 The Fifth Column (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- For Whom the Bell Tolls: Part 2 (1959) ... (story)
- For Whom the Bell Tolls: Part 1 (1959) ... (story)
 1958 The Old Man and the Sea (novel)
 1958 The Gun Runners (novel "To Have and Have Not")
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Fifty Grand (1958) ... (story)
 1957 A Farewell to Arms (novel)
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) (stories - 1 episode)
- The World of Nick Adams (1957) ... (stories)
 1957 The Sun Also Rises (novel)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- To Have and Have Not (1957) ... (novel)
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Fury at Rio Hondo (1956) ... (novel - uncredited)
 1956 Teledrama (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Por Quem os Sinos Dobram? (1956) ... (novel)
 1956 The Killers (Short) (short story - as E. Hemingway)
 1955 Playwrights '56 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Battler (1955) ... (story)
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (story "The Killers" - 1 episode)
- The Killer (1955) ... (story "The Killers")
 1955 Climax! (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- A Farewell to Arms (1955) ... (novel)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Capital of the World (1953) ... (story)
- The Battler (1953) ... (story)
 1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (short story - uncredited)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Fifty Grand (1952) ... (story)
 1950 The Breaking Point (novel "To Have and Have Not")
 1950 Under My Skin (story)
 1947 The Macomber Affair (story "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber")
 1946 The Killers (from the story by)
 1944 To Have and Have Not (novel "To Have and Have Not")
 1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls (from the celebrated novel by)
 1937 The Spanish Earth (Documentary) (English narration - part two)
 1932 A Farewell to Arms (novel)
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3 Biographical Movies | 13 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 21 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Hemingway suffered from bipolar disorder, then known as manic depression, and was treated with electroshock therapy at the Menninger Clinic. The therapy, he claimed, had destroyed his memory, which was essential to a writer, and he told his friend A.E. Hotchner that his memory loss was one of the reasons he no longer wanted to live. The condition was hereditary: Hemingway's father Clarence likely... See more »


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