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Colin Dexter

Colin Dexter was born on September 29, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England as Norman Colin Dexter. He is a writer and actor, known for Inspector Morse (1987), Inspector Lewis (2007) and Inspector Lewis (2006). He has been married to Dorothy Cooper since March 31, 1956. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2013-2014 Endeavour (TV Mini-Series) (characters - 8 episodes)
- Neverland (2014) ... (characters)
- Sway (2014) ... (characters)
- Nocturne (2014) ... (characters)
- Trove (2014) ... (characters)
- Home (2013) ... (characters)
  Inspector Lewis (TV Series) (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of - 29 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (characters - 19 episodes, 2007 - 2011)
- Intelligent Design: Part 2 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- Intelligent Design: Part 1 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- The Ramblin' Boy: Part 2 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- The Ramblin' Boy: Part 1 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
- Down Among the Fearful: Part 2 (2013) ... (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
 2012 Endeavour (TV Movie) (characters)
 2006 Inspector Lewis (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited) / (inspired by the Inspector Morse novels of)
  Inspector Morse (TV Series) (characters - 15 episodes, 1990 - 1993) (novel - 11 episodes, 1987 - 2000) (idea - 3 episodes, 1989) (characters created by - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (story - 2 episodes, 1988 - 1989)
- The Remorseful Day (2000) ... (novel)
- The Wench Is Dead (1998) ... (novel)
- Death Is Now My Neighbour (1997) ... (novel)
- The Daughters of Cain (1996) ... (novel)
- The Way Through the Woods (1995) ... (novel)
 2000 The Last Morse: A Documentary (TV Movie documentary) (characters)
 1993 Morse's Oxford (Video documentary short)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Morse's Greatest Mystery (and other short stories)", 1993 (not filmed) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Dexter
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Personal Quote:

I met Agatha Christie. People say she couldn't write, but I doubt they've read her beautiful autobiography. She had more imagination than the rest of us by far, misleading you from page one. Tremendous achievement. I've tried to do that in a way. But I can't stick some writers - Dorothy L. Sayers. Wouldn't have worried if she'd written nothing. See more »

Trivia:

He is is diabetic, like the character Inspector Morse that he created. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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