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Ariel Dorfman

Ariel Dorfman was born on May 6, 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a writer and director, known for Death and the Maiden (1994), A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman (2007) and My House Is on Fire (1997). See full bio »
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 2007 A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman (Documentary) (book "Heading South, Looking North")
 2000 The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power (TV Movie documentary) (play)
 1997 My House Is on Fire (Short)
 1995 Everyman (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1994 Death and the Maiden (play) / (screenplay)
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 1997 My House Is on Fire (Short)
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 1994 Death and the Maiden (co-producer)
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 2011 The Loving Story (Documentary) (scholarly advisor)
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 2011 Mi reino por un caballo (TV Series)
- Episode #1.67 (2011) ... Himself
- Episode #1.66 (2011) ... Himself
 2011 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 November 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2011 Santiago Files (Documentary)
 2011 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 September 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2007 The Hour (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 September 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2004 Pablo Neruda presente! (Documentary)
 2004 What the World Thinks of God (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Harto the Borges (Documentary)
Entrevistado (interviewee)
 1999 Soriano (Documentary)
 1993 Naked in New York
Herself (as Dorfman Ariel)

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His play, "The Death and the Maiden," was performed at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. Howard Werner was lighting designer.

Alternate Names:

Dorfman Ariel

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He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1992 (1991 season) for BBC Award for Best Play for Death and the Maiden. See more »

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