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Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

One of the twentieth century's most original and important writers, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969, Samuel Beckett was the author of 'Waiting for Godot' (1952), one of the few plays in theatrical history to redefine the possibilities of the medium. Long fascinated by the cinema (especially silent comedies, a major influence on ... See full bio »

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(age 83) in Paris, France

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 2014 Krapp's Last Tape (TV Movie) (announced)
 2013 While Waiting for Godot (play)
 2008 If I'm Waiting (play "Waiting For Godot")
 2007 Come and Go (Short)
 2007 Krapp's Last Tape (TV Movie)
 2007 Krapp's Last Tape (Short) (original author)
 2005 Ti pou (Short) (play)
 2005 He Joe (Short) (based on story by)
 2004 Atemzug (TV Movie) (text)
 2004 Cascando: On the Razor's Edge (Short) (original story)
 2004 Poslednja Krapova traka (TV Movie) (play)
 2003 Check the Gate: Putting Beckett on Film (Video documentary) (plays)
 2002 Kraj na Igrata MMI (TV Movie) (play)
 2001 Act Without Words II (TV Short) (play)
 2001 A Piece of Monologue (TV Short) (play)
 2001 Play (Short) (play)
 2001 Waiting for Godot (play)
 2001 Várjá Vlagyimir (play "Waiting for Godot")
 2000 Act Without Words I (TV Short) (play)
 2000 Breath (Short) (play)
 2000 Catastrophe (Short) (play)
 2000 Come and Go (TV Short) (play)
 2000 Footfalls (Short) (play)
 2000 Not I (Short) (play)
 2000 Ohio Impromptu (TV Short) (play)
 2000 Rockaby (TV Short)
 2000 Rough for Theatre I (Short) (play)
 2000 Rough for Theatre II (Short) (play)
 2000 That Time (Short) (play)
 2000 Voz (story)
 2000 What Where (Short) (play)
 2000 Endgame (TV Movie) (play)
 2000 Krapp's Last Tape (TV Movie) (play)
 2000 Happy Days (TV Movie) (play)
 1998 Endgame (TV Movie) (play)
 1996 Endspiel (TV Movie) (play "Endgame")
  Glasnost (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes, 1989 - 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Eh, Joe! (1992) ... (play)
- Tots els que cauen (1989) ... (play) / (writer)
 1991 Schastlivye dni (play "Happy Days")
 1991 Waiting for Godot (play)
 1990 Oh! Les beaux jours (TV Movie) (play)
 1990 Céu de Papel (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Endgame by Samuel Beckett (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 En attendant Godot (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Das letzte Band (Video short)
 1989 Monaha ta synnefa (Short) (play)
 1988 Spel utan ord (TV Movie) (play "Act without words")
 1988 Kraj partije (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Fragmento II (Short) (writer)
 1986 Mon cas (extracts from play "Pour Finir et Autres Foirades")
 1986 La voz humana (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Eh, Joe (1986) ... (play)
 1984 Warten auf Godot (TV Movie)
 1983 Rockaby (Documentary) (play)
 1983 Nacht und Träume (TV Short)
 1982 Quad (TV Short)
 1980 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Samuel Beckett's Happy Days (1980) ... (play)
 1980 Happy Days (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Film (A Screen Play by Samuel Beckett) (Short) (writer)
 1978 Teatro estudio (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Esperando a Godot (1978) ... (play)
 1977 Waiting for Godot (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Drama (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Waiting for Godot by Beckett (1977) ... (play)
 1977 ...but the clouds... (TV Short)
 1977 Ghost Trio (TV Short)
 1977 The Lively Arts (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1976 Akt utan ord II (Short) (play "Act Without Words II")
 1976 Waiting for Godot (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Der Macher oder Warten auf Godeau (TV Movie) (play "Waiting For Godot")
 1974 Spil (TV Short) (play)
 1974 He, Joe (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Not I (Short) (play)
 1973 Wachten op Godot (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Krapp's Last Tape (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Waiting for Godot (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Spel zonder woorden I en II (TV Movie)
 1971 Poem (Short) (poem by)
 1971 Sunrise on Beckett Mountain (TV Movie)
 1970 Finale di partita (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Oh! Les beaux jours (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Das letzte Band (TV Movie) (play "Krapp's Last Tape")
 1969 Slutspil (TV Movie) (play "Endgame")
 1969 Krapp's Last Tape (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Spiel (TV Movie) (play "Play")
 1969 Sluttspill (TV Movie) (play "Endgame")
 1969 Endspiel (TV Movie) (play "Endgame")
 1968 Hej, Dzo! (TV Movie)
 1968 Cekají na Godota (Short) (play "Waiting for Godot")
 1968 Leikin loppu (TV Movie) (play "Fin de partie")
 1966 Comédie (Short) (play)
 1966 Kuvitelkaa, mielikuvitus kuollut (TV Movie) (play "Imagination Dead Imagine")
 1966 Vai mitä Joe (TV Movie) (play "Eh, Joe?")
 1966 Ikke osse, Joe (TV Short) (play)
 1966 Eh, Joe? (TV Movie)
 1966 The Present Stage (TV Series) (play "Waiting For Godot" - 2 episodes)
- Waiting for Godot: Part Two (1966) ... (play "Waiting For Godot")
- Waiting for Godot: Part One (1966) ... (play "Waiting For Godot")
 1966 Krapp's Last Tape (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Eh, Joe? (1966)
 1965 Spiel (TV Short) (play "Play")
 1965 Glückliche Tage (TV Movie) (play "Happy End")
 1965 Film (Short)
 1965 Mens vi venter på Godot (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Warten auf Godot (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Viimeinen ääninauha (TV Movie) (play "Krapp's Last Tape")
 1963 Tout ceux qui tombent (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Vi venter på Godot (TV Movie) (play "Waiting for Godot")
  Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- Waiting for Godot (1961) ... (play) / (writer)
 1960 Zero (Short) (play "Mime Without Words") / (written by)
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[on Delphine Seyrig] She is lovely.

Trivia:

Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, volume 61, pg. 64-73. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1998. See more »

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