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Denis Cannan (1919–2011)

Denis Cannan was born on May 14, 1919 in Oxford, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Mayerling (1968), A High Wind in Jamaica (1965) and A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963). He died on September 25, 2011 in England. See full bio »

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(age 92) in England, UK

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Filmography

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  Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (dramatisation - 13 episodes, 1980 - 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Verger (1988) ... (writer)
- The Colonel's Lady (1988) ... (dramatisation)
- Accidental Death (1984) ... (dramatisation)
- The Memory Man (1983) ... (dramatisation)
- The Absence of Emily (1982) ... (dramatisation)
  BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (script - 1 episode, 1982) (play - 1 episode, 1979)
- By George (1982) ... (script)
- Home Movies (1979) ... (play)
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One Day at a Time (1977) ... (writer)
 1968 Mayerling (additional dialogue)
 1968 Tell Me Lies (play)
 1967 The Benefit of the Doubt (Documentary) (play "US" - as Dennis Cannan)
 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica (screenplay - as Dennis Cannan)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Captain Carvallo (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 Tamahine (screenplay)
 1963 A Boy Ten Feet Tall (writer)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1960) (translation - 1 episode, 1960)
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Colombe (1960) ... (adaptation) / (translation)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Power and the Glory (1959) ... (adaptation)
 1959 Misery Me (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Captain Carvallo (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie) (play - as Dennis Cannan)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Heaven and Earth (1957) ... (screenplay)
- Captain Carvallo (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 Aggie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cut Glass (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 Misery Me (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 CBC Summer Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Captain Carvallo (1955)
 1953 Encounter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Captain Carvallo (1953)
 1953 The Beggar's Opera (writer)
 1951 Captain Carvallo (TV Movie) (play)
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His stage adaptation of "The Power and The Glory" based on Graham Greene's novel was produced and performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company in Edinburgh, Scotland. See more »

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