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A.J. Cronin (1896–1981)

British novelist A.J. Cronin was born in Dumbartonshire, Scotland, in 1896. In 1914 he entered Glasgow University to study medicine, but his studies were interrupted by World War I, in which he served in the British Navy as a surgeon sublieutenant. He received his M.B. and Ch.B. in 1919, and took a job as a ship's surgeon on a passenger liner. He ... See full bio »

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(age 84) in Montreux, Switzerland

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The Stars Look Down
(1940)
The Citadel
The Citadel Writer
(1938)
The Green Years
(1946)

Filmography

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 2003 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1995-1996 Doctor Finlay (TV Series) (characters - 8 episodes)
- Still Waters (1996) ... (characters)
- The Life of Men (1996) ... (characters)
- Mercury (1996) ... (characters)
- A Simple Operation (1996) ... (characters)
- Days of Grace (1996) ... (characters)
 1983 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 10 episodes)
- Part 10 (1983) ... (novel)
- Part 9 (1983) ... (novel)
- Part 8 (1983) ... (novel)
- Part 7 (1983) ... (novel)
- Part 6 (1983) ... (novel)
 1982 Madhura Swapnam (novel "The Citadel")
 1979 Faraway Tomorrow (novel)
 1977 Les années d'illusion (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1976 Slecna Meg a talír Ming (TV Movie) (short story)
 1975 The Stars Look Down (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- Marrers (1975) ... (novel)
- The Promised Land (1975) ... (novel)
- New Ground (1975) ... (novel)
- Rebuilding (1975) ... (novel)
- Victory (1975) ... (novel)
 1973 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 ...e le stelle stanno a guardare (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1971 Tere Mere Sapne (novel "The Citadel")
  Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series) (creator - 191 episodes, 1962 - 1971) (characters - 4 episodes, 1962) (character - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Burgess Ticket (1971) ... (creator)
- A Question of Values (1970) ... (creator)
- Itself and Friend (1970) ... (creator)
- Dust (1970) ... (creator)
- Responsibilities (1970) ... (creator)
 1967 O Jardineiro Espanhol (TV Series) (novel "The Spanish Gardener")
 1967 Poola Rangadu (novel "Beyond This Place")
 1966 Hinter diesen Mauern (TV Movie) (novel - as Archibald Joseph Cronin)
 1965 Memorandum van een dokter (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Een hoestdrankje (1965) ... (story)
 1964 Novi asistent (TV Movie)
 1964 La cittadella (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Citadel" - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (novel "The Citadel")
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... (novel "The Citadel")
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... (novel "The Citadel")
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (novel "The Citadel")
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (novel "The Citadel")
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (novel "Shannon's Way" - 1 episode)
- The Ordeal of Dr. Shannon (1963) ... (novel "Shannon's Way")
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (original author - 1 episode)
- The Ordeal of Dr. Shannon (1962) ... (original author)
 1960-1961 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1961) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.8 (1961) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.7 (1961) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... (novel)
 1960 The Citadel (TV Movie) (novel)
 1959 Web of Evidence (novel)
 1958 Kalapani (source material)
 1958 Nicholas (TV Series) (novel "The Spanish Gardener")
  The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1957)
- Beyond This Place (1957) ... (novel) / (story)
 1956 The Spanish Gardener (novel)
 1956 Teledrama (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Os Deuses Riem (1956) ... (novel)
 1956 Ich suche dich (novel)
 1955 Sabar Uparey (novel "Beyond This Place")
 1955 Climax! (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Escape from Fear (1955) ... (novel)
 1954 Country Doctor (TV Movie) (based on a story by)
 1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Citadel (1950) ... (novel)
 1946 The Green Years (novel "The Green Years")
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom (novel)
 1941 Shining Victory (from a play by)
 1940 Vigil in the Night (from the novel by)
 1940 The Stars Look Down (adaptation) / (from the book by)
 1938 The Citadel (novel "The Citadel")
 1934 Grand Canary (novel)
 1934 Once to Every Woman (story "Kaleidoscope")

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Short Stories Collection: "Further Adventures of a Black Bag". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Archibald Joseph Cronin

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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When Hollywood studios started optioning his novels for movie adaptations, Cronin and his family moved to the United States in 1939. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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