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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 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)
  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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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Misery Me!," was performed at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Yvonne Mitchell, Clive Morton, George Cole, Philip Stainton, and Leonard Sachs in the cast. Alastair Sim was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Dennis Cannan
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