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Brendan Behan (1923–1964)

Brendan Behan was born on February 9, 1923 in Dublin, Ireland as Brendan Francis Behan. He was a writer, known for Borstal Boy (2000), The Quare Fellow (1962) and Gisslan (1996). He was married to Beatrice ffrench-Salkeld. He died on March 20, 1964 in Dublin. See full bio »

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(age 41) in Dublin, Ireland

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Filmography

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 2000 Borstal Boy (book)
 1996 Gisslan (TV Movie)
 1977 Die Geisel (TV Movie) (play "The Hostage")
 1972 Gartenparty (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 A Hostage (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Terroristi (TV Movie) (book "Borstal Boy")
 1964 Der Spaßvogel (TV Movie) (play "The Quare Fellow")
 1964 About Religion (TV Series) (poetry and prose - 1 episode)
 1962 Gisslan (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 The Quare Fellow (play)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (original play - 1 episode, 1958) (play - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Quare Fellow (1958) ... (original play) / (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Hostage," was performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with John Woodvine, Damien Lyne, and Alison McKenna in the cast. Michael Bogdanov was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm a drinker with a writing problem. See more »

Trivia:

Described himself as "a drinker with a writing problem". See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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