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Nicholas Blake (II) (1904–1972)

Nicholas Blake was born on April 27, 1904 in Ballintubber, Ireland as Cecil Day-Lewis. He was a writer, known for This Man Must Die (1969), La bestia debe morir (1952) and The Kids Who Knew Too Much (1980). He was married to Jill Balcon and Constance Mary King. He died on May 22, 1972 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 68) in London, England, UK

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Known For

This Man Must Die
La bestia debe morir
The White Chateau


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 1980 The Kids Who Knew Too Much (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Kids Who Knew Too Much (1980) ... (novel)
 1969 This Man Must Die (novel "The Beast Must Die")
 1964-1968 Detective (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- The Beast Must Die (1968) ... (novel)
- End of Chapter (1964) ... (novel)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- A Tangled Web (1963) ... (novel)
 1952 La bestia debe morir (novel)
 1938 The White Chateau (TV Movie) (verse - as Cecil Day Lewis)
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 1970 Aquarius (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1970) ... Himself (as Cecil Day Lewis)
 1969 Civilisation (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- The Worship of Nature (1969) ... Poetry reader (voice, as C. Day-Lewis)
 1958 From Cover to Cover (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... Himself (as Cecil Day Lewis)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Final Test (1951) ... Himself (as Cecil Day Lewis)

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Other Works:

Novel: "A Tangled Web" (filmed as The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: A Tangled Web (1963)). See more »

Alternate Names:

C. Day-Lewis | Cecil Day Lewis

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Pen name of Cecil Day-Lewis, Poet Laureate of England, from 1968 until his death in 1972. Father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis, writer/director Tamasin Day-Lewis, Sean Day-Lewis, and Nicholas Day-Lewis. Husband of actress Jill Balcon. See more »

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