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Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)

Honoré de Balzac was a French writer whose works have been made into films, such as, Cousin Bette (1998) starring Jessica Lange, and television serials, such as, _Cousin Bette (1971 TV mini-series)_, starring Margaret Tyzack and Helen Mirren. He was born on March 20, 1799, in Tours, France. His father, Bernard Francois Balzac, was a government ... See full bio »

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(age 51) in Paris, France

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 2010 La peau de chagrin (TV Movie) (novel)
 2009 Au siècle de Maupassant: Contes et nouvelles du XIXème siècle (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- La maison du chat qui pelote (2009) ... (short story)
 2008 Nucingen House (based on a story)
 2007 The Duchess of Langeais (novel "La duchesse de Langeais")
 2004 Old Goriot (TV Movie) (novel)
 2004 (Une ballade à travers) Les ruines de Paris (Documentary) (writings)
 2001 The Fear (TV Series) (story)
 2001 Rastignac ou les ambitieux (TV Mini-Series) (novel "La comédie humaine" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... (novel "La comédie humaine")
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... (novel "La comédie humaine")
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (novel "La comédie humaine")
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (novel "La comédie humaine")
 1999 Le faiseur (TV Movie) (play)
 1998 Cousin Bette (novel)
 1997 Passion in the Desert (story - as Honoré De Balzac)
 1995 La duchesse de Langeais (TV Movie) (novel)
 1994 Colonel Chabert (novel)
 1994 Eugénie Grandet (TV Movie) (novel)
 1993 L'interdiction (TV Movie) (short story)
 1993 Albert Savarus (TV Movie) (novel)
 1992 La femme abandonnée (TV Movie) (novel)
 1992 Divertimento (novella "Le chef-d'oeuvre d'inconnu")
 1991 La belle noiseuse (inspired by novella "Le chef-d'oeuvre inconnu" - as Balzac)
 1989 Une fille d'Ève (TV Movie) (short story)
 1987 Gobseck (novel "Gobseck")
 1986 Mönch ärgere dich nicht (TV Movie) (novel "Les cent contes drolatiques")
 1984 Die schöne Kurtisane (TV Movie)
 1983 Les amours romantiques (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- La Duchesse de Langeais (1983) ... (novel)
 1983 Black Venus (story)
 1982 Les secrets de la princesse de Cadignan (TV Movie) (novel)
 1982 Adieu (TV Movie) (short story)
 1981 Ursule Mirouët (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Le curé de Tours (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 La peau de chagrin (TV Movie) (novel)
 1979 Pierrette (TV Movie) (novel)
  Novela (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1969 - 1976) (novel - 2 episodes, 1976 - 1978)
- La duquesa de Langeais (1978) ... (novel)
- Papá Goriot X (1976) ... (as Honorato de Balzac)
- Papá Goriot III (1976) ... (as Honorato de Balzac)
- Papá Goriot I (1976) ... (novel - as Honorato de Balzac)
- Papá Goriot II (1971) ... (as Honorato de Balzac)
  Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1978) (play - 1 episode, 1977) (novel: La rabouilleuse - 1 episode, 1976)
- Le colonel Chabert (1978) ... (novel)
- Le faiseur (1977) ... (play)
- La Rabouilleuse (1976) ... (novel: La rabouilleuse)
 1977 Los libros (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Eugenia Grandet (1977) ... (as Honorato de Balzac)
 1976 Le cousin Pons (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (novel)
 1975 Une ténébreuse affaire (TV Movie) (novel)
  Ficciones (TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (author - 1 episode, 1974)
- El verdugo (1974) ... (author)
- Pierrette (1973)
 1974 Der Macher oder Warten auf Godeau (TV Movie) (play "Le Faiseur")
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series) (story "La Grande Breteche" - 1 episode)
- La Grande Breteche (1973) ... (story "La Grande Breteche")
 1973 Il tuo piacere è il mio (novel "Die tolldreisten Geschichten")
 1973 Bratranec Pons (TV Movie) (novel)
  Hora once (TV Series) (1 episode, 1970) (author - 1 episode, 1972) (novel Le Colonel Chabert - 1 episode, 1972)
- La falsa amante (1972) ... (author)
- El coronel Chabert (1972) ... (novel Le Colonel Chabert)
- Gobseck (1970)
 1972 Le père Goriot (TV Movie) (novel)
 1971 Le bouton de rose (TV Movie) (short story "Le frère d'arme")
 1971 Out 1 (inspired by novels "L'histoire des Treize" - uncredited)
 1971 Cousin Bette (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Family Angel (1971) ... (novel)
- Bitter Harvest (1971) ... (novel)
- Delilah and Her Handmaid (1971) ... (novel)
- The House for Pleasure (1971) ... (novel)
- Poor Relations (1971) ... (novel)
 1970 Le lys dans la vallée (TV Movie) (novel)
 1970 Papà Goriot (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969 Le curé de village (TV Movie) (novel)
 1968 Eugénie Grandet (TV Movie) (novel)
 1968 Pere Goriot (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Gilded Youth (1968) ... (novel)
 1967 Himself as Herself (novel "Séraphita")
 1967 Stimulantia (novel "La femme vertueuse")
 1966 Illusions perdues (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1966 Oberst Chabert (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Eugenie Grandet (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1965 Das Landhaus (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Cross of Gold (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Unser liebes Fräulein Grandet (TV Movie) (novel "Eugénie Grandet")
 1965 The Rise and Rise of Cesar Birotteau (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Le faiseur (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Cousine Bette (TV Movie) (novel)
 1964 Der Fächer der Madame de Pompadour (TV Movie) (novel)
 1964 Eversti Chabert (TV Movie) (novel "Le colonel Chabert")
 1964 La piel de Zapa (TV Series) (novel "La Peau de chagrin")
 1963 La rabouilleuse (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1961 Kolonel Chabert (TV Movie) (novel)
 1960 Du côté de l'enfer (TV Movie) (short story "La grande bretèche")
 1960 La peau de chagrin (Short) (story)
 1960 Evgeniya Grande (novel)
 1960 The Opportunists (novel "La Rabouilleuse")
 1957 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- O Coronel Chabert (1957) ... (novel)
 1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Love Token (1957) ... (story)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Eugenie Grandet (1956) ... (story - as Honore de Balzac)
 1956 Oberst Chabert (TV Movie) (novel)
 1956 Eugénie Grandet (TV Movie) (novel)
 1955 Den underbara lögnen (story "La Grande Breteche")
  Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 5 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (original story - 1 episode, 1954)
- A Commission in Lunacy (1954) ... (story)
- Thicker Than Water (1954) ... (story)
- The Rubber Stamp (1954) ... (story)
- It Couldn't Happen (1954) ... (original story)
- The Magic Parchment (1953) ... (story)
 1953 Eugenia Grandet (novel "Eugenia Grandet" - as Honorato de Balzac)
 1952 Karriere in Paris (novel)
 1951 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Secret Island (1951) ... (story)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Vengeance (1950) ... (story)
 1949 Mr. Frenhofer and the Minotaur (Short) (story "Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu")
 1949 Der Bagnosträfling (novel)
 1949 The Lovable Cheat (play "Mercadet Le Falseur")
 1948 El verdugo (novel)
 1947 The Royalists (novel)
 1946 Eugenie Grandet (novel)
 1945 Camino de Sacramento (novel "La Vendetta" - as H. de Balzac)
 1945 Le père Goriot (novel)
 1944 La Rabouilleuse (novel)
 1943 Vautrin the Thief (stories)
 1943 Le colonel Chabert (short story)
 1943 Secrets of a Ballerina (novel "La Grande Brétèche")
 1943 La piel de Zapa (novel "La peau de chagrin")
 1942 Twisted Mistress (story)
 1942 Wicked Duchess (novel)
 1940 The Masked Lover (novel)
 1939 Die unheimlichen Wünsche (novel "La peau de chagrin")
 1937 Gobseck (novel)
 1936 Mercadet (play)
 1932 Un homme sans nom (novel)
 1932 Mensch ohne Namen (novel)
 1931 Honor of the Family (novel "Cousin Pons")
 1927 La cousine Bette (novel)
 1927 Survival (story)
 1927 Love (novel "La duchesse de Langeais")
 1926 Paris at Midnight (story "Le Père Goriot")
 1924 Le cousin Pons (novel)
 1923 Ferragus (novel "Histoire des treize")
 1923 Slave of Desire (story "La peau de chagrin")
 1923 The Red Inn (novel)
 1923 The Test (Short) (story)
 1922 The Eternal Flame (novel "La Duchesse de Langeais")
 1922 Die Marquise von Clermont (novel)
 1922 Ted l'invisibile (story)
 1921 Der Bagnosträfling (novel)
 1921 Father Goriot (novel)
 1921 The Conquering Power (story "Eugénie Grandet")
 1921 Cesare Birotteau (novel)
 1921 Per il passato (short story)
 1920 Narayana (novel "La peau de chagrin")
 1920 El Verdugo (story)
 1920 L'homme du large (novel "Un drame au bord de la mer")
 1920 La falsa amante (story)
 1920 Out of the Depths (novel)
 1920 Tromp-la-Mort (novel)
 1920 Ferragus (story)
 1920 The Dream Cheater (story "Le peau de chagrin")
 1920 Amore e la maschera (short story)
 1920 L'avvoltoio (story)
 1920 Desire (story "Le peau de chagrin")
 1920 La donna di trent'anni (story)
 1919 Der Galeerensträfling (story)
 1919 Vautrin (novel)
 1918 Eugenia Grandet (writer)
 1918 La marâtre (novel)
 1918 Die Dreizehn (writer)
 1918 Das Maskenfest des Lebens (novel)
 1918 La reginetta Isotta (story)
 1917 The Thirteenth Man (novel "L'histoire des treizes aka La duchesse de Langeais")
 1917 Il colonnello Brideau (novel)
 1916 Den hvide djævel (novel "Esther")
 1915 The Magic Skin (story "La Peau de chagrin")
 1915 The Country Parson (Short) (story)
 1915 Père Goriot (Short) (novel)
 1914 Le club des treize (Short) (novel)
 1914 Oberst Chabert (novel)
 1914 Cousin Pons (Short) (play)
 1914 Orsola Mirouet (novel)
 1913 La figlia dell'avaro (Short) (novel)
 1913 A Calvinist Martyr (Short) (novel)
 1911 Le colonel Chabert (Short) (novel)
 1911 César Birotteau (Short) (novel)
 1910 Ferragus (Short) (novel)
 1910 Le père Goriot (novel)
 1910 The Red Inn (short story "L'auberge rouge")
 1910 L'argentier de Louis XI (Short) (novel "Maître Cornélius")
 1910 Eugénie Grandet (Short) (novel)
 1910 The Duchess of Langeais (novel)
 1909 Les paysans (Short) (novel)
 1909 The Great Breach (Short) (novel)
 1909 The Sealed Room (Short) (story "La Grande Breteche" - uncredited)
 1909 The Wild Ass's Skin (Short) (novel)
 1909 The False Oath (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Colonel Chaubert" (filmed as Colonel Chabert (1994), Le colonel Chabert (1943), Le colonel Chabert (1911), Kolonel Chabert (1961), Out of the Depths (1920)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Balzac | Honoré De Balzac | H. de Balzac | Honorato de Balzac | Honore de Balzac
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If we all said to people's faces what we say behind one another's backs, society would be impossible. See more »

Trivia:

Uncle of actress Jeanne de Balzac.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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