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David Hare was born on June 5, 1947 in Sussex, England. He is a writer and director, known for The Reader (2008), The Hours (2002) and Page Eight (2011). He has been married to Nicole Farhi since 1992. He was previously married to Margaret Matheson. See full bio »
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 2014 Salting the Battlefield (TV Movie)
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
 2011 Page Eight (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 The Reader (screenplay)
 2008 My Zinc Bed (TV Movie) (play and screenplay)
 2007 Pogled u nebo (TV Movie) (play "Skylight")
 2002 The Hours (screenplay)
 2000 Via Dolorosa
 1995 The Absence of War (TV Movie) (play)
 1993 The Secret Rapture (play) / (screenplay)
 1992 Damage (screenplay)
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heading Home (1991) ... (writer)
 1989 Strapless (written by)
  Theatre Night (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1989) (written by - 1 episode, 1989)
- Knuckle (1989) ... (play) / (written by)
 1988 Paris by Night (writer)
 1985 Plenty (play) / (screenplay)
 1985 Wetherby
 1983 Saigon: Year of the Cat (TV Movie)
 1973-1980 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Dreams of Leaving (1980) ... (writer)
- Licking Hitler (1978) ... (writer)
- Brassneck (1975) ... (writer)
- Man Above Men (1973) ... (writer)
 1975 2nd House (TV Series) (adapted from stage play - 1 episode)
- Fanshen (1975) ... (adapted from stage play)
 1975 Knuckle (TV Movie) (play)
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His play, "The Permanent Way," was performed at the New Leaf Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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Sir David Hare


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He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1998 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

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