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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 »

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(age 76) in London, England, UK

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 1990 Cyrano de Bergerac (subtitler: English)
 1981 Quest for Fire (creator: special languages)
 1979-1980 Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (TV Series) (script consultant - 24 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)
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Stage: Adapted his novel, "A Clockwork Orange," performed at the Defiant Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Sean Sinitski (sound designer) and Richard Norwood (lighting designer) in the crew. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on writing five novels in the space of a year after he was told he had an inoperable brain tumor] It can be done. If you write 2000 words before breakfast, you have the rest of the day to yourself. See more »

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The attack of the writer's wife, in "Clockwork Orange", was based on an attack on his own wife by American GIs in London, whilst Burgess was stationed on Gibraltar. See more »

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