No photo available. Represent Anthony Burgess? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 128 this week

Anthony Burgess (I) (1917–1993)

Anthony Burgess was born on February 25, 1917 in Manchester, England as John Anthony Burgess Wilson. He is known for his work on A Clockwork Orange (1971), Jesus of Nazareth (1977) and 1984: A Personal View of Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty Four' (1983). He was married to Liana Burgess and Llewela Isherwood Jones. He died on November 22, 1993 in London... See full bio »


(age 76) in London, England, UK

What to Watch: "The Man in the High Castle"

In this episode of "What to Watch," we talk with the cast of Amazon Studios' "The Man in the High Castle" and the show's creator, Frank Spotnitz.

Watch our interview

IMDb Talks With Zachary Levi and Mena Suvari

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, IMDb brings you a livestream Q&A and online chat with Zachary Levi. Tune in to to participate in the live conversation and even ask a question yourself. Plus, catch up with Mena Suvari. The livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in for the one-on-one interviews

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 15 people
created 30 Jun 2011
list image
a list of 18 people
created 17 Sep 2012
a list of 49 people
created 19 Mar 2013
a list of 25 people
created 05 Nov 2013
list image
a list of 33 people
created 8 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Anthony Burgess's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
 1990 Cyrano de Bergerac (subtitler: English)
 1981 Quest for Fire (creator: special languages)
 1979-1980 Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (TV Series) (script consultant - 22 episodes)
- The Case of the Travelling Killer (1980) ... (script consultant)
- The Case of the Three Uncles (1980) ... (script consultant)
- The Case of the Sitting Target (1980) ... (script consultant)
- The Case of the Shrunken Heads (1980) ... (script consultant)
- The Case of the Other Ghost (1980) ... (script consultant)
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Nothing Like the Sun". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Laugh and the world laughs with you. Snore and you sleep alone. See more »


Wrote the English subtitles for the French-language version of Cyrano de Bergerac (1990). See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
The true literary genius of our time EtherTune
Happy Anniversary Anthony Burgess. BulmaPunkRocker
Discuss Anthony Burgess on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page