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Kingsley Amis (1922–1995)

Kingsley Amis was born on April 16, 1922 in London, England as Kingley Amis. He was a writer and actor, known for Only Two Can Play (1962), Lucky Jim (1957) and Take a Girl Like You (1969). He was married to Elizabeth Jane Howard and Hilary Ann Bardwell. He died on October 22, 1995 in London. See full bio »

Died:

(age 73) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Only Two Can Play
(1962)
Lucky Jim
Lucky Jim Writer
(1957)
Take a Girl Like You
(1969)
Lucky Jim
Lucky Jim Writer
(2003)

Filmography

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 2003 Lucky Jim (TV Movie) (novel)
 2000 Take a Girl Like You (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Part 1 (2000) ... (novel)
- Part 3 (2000) ... (novel)
- Part 2 (2000) ... (novel)
 1992 The Old Devils (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Clapped-Out Casanovas (1992) ... (novel)
- Rhiannon's Boys (1992) ... (novel)
- Love, Lust and Litre Bottles (1992) ... (novel)
 1991 Stanley and the Women (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (novel)
 1990 The Green Man (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (novel)
 1989 Ending Up (TV Movie) (novel)
 1985 That Uncertain Feeling (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1982 The New Adventures of Lucky Jim (TV Series) (creator - 7 episodes)
- Will Success Spoil Jim Dixon? (1982) ... (creator)
- The Ties That Bind (1982) ... (creator)
- Eckersley Revisited (1982) ... (creator)
- The Apartment (1982) ... (creator)
- Scoop (1982) ... (creator)
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We Are All Guilty (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Haunted: The Ferryman (TV Movie) (novel)
 1974 Egyptologové (TV Movie) (novel "The Egyptologists")
 1971 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- The Importance of Being Hairy (1971) ... (script)
 1969 Stastný Jim (TV Movie) (novel "Lucky Jim")
 1969 Take a Girl Like You (novel)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (original novel - 1 episode, 1967) (script - 1 episode, 1964)
- ITV Summer Playhouse #8: One Fat Englishman (1967) ... (original novel)
 1967 The Further Adventures of Lucky Jim (TV Series) (creator)
 1962 Only Two Can Play (novel "That Uncertain Feeling")
 1957 Lucky Jim (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "That Uncertain Feeling" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Markham

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence. See more »

Trivia:

British novelist and poet, who graduated with an MA from Oxford. He lectured in English at Swansea (1949-61). Amis was regarded as the quintessential 'angry young man' for his fashionable 1954 novel "Lucky Jim". He later dabbled in science fiction and was noted for his imaginative 1966 work "The Anti-Death League". See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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