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George L. Du Maurier (1834–1896)

George du Maurier was an anglo-French writer and cartoonist best known for creating the character of Svengali in his 1894 novel "Trilby" and for being the father of actor-manager Sir Gerald Du Maurier, the grandfather of writer Dame Daphne Du Maurier, and the grandfather of the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan (1924). Du ... See full bio »


(age 62) in London, England, UK

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 1983 Svengali (TV Movie) (novel "Trilby")
 1976 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Trilby (1976) ... (novel)
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series) (novel "Trilby" - 1 episode)
- Trilby (1959) ... (novel "Trilby")
 1954 Svengali (novel "Trilby")
 1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Peter Ibbetson (1951) ... (novel)
 1950 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Trilby (1950) ... (story)
 1935 Peter Ibbetson (novel - as George du Maurier)
 1931 Svengali (novel "Trilby" - as George Louis DuMaurier)
 1927 Svengali (novel)
 1923 Trilby (novel "Trilby")
 1922 Tense Moments with Great Authors (novel "Trilby" - segment "Trilby")
 1922 Trilby (Short) (novel)
 1921 Forever (novel "Peter Ibbetson")
 1915 Trilby (novel "Trilby")
 1914 Trilby (novel "Trilby")
 1908 Trilby (Short) (novel)
 1898 Ella Lola, a la Trilby (Short) (novel "Trilby")
 1896 Trilby and Little Billee (Short) (novel "Trilby")
 1895 Quartette (Short) (novel "Trilby")
 1895 Trilby Dance (Short) (novel "Trilby")
 1895 Trilby Death Scene (Short) (novel "Trilby")
 1895 Trilby Hypnotic Scene (Short) (novel "Trilby")

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Trilby", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Paul M. Potter. Garden Theatre: 15 Apr 1895-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Mathilde Cottrelly (as "Mme. Vinard"), Leo Ditrichstein (as "Zou Zou"), John Glendinning (as "Alexander McAllister, the Laird"), Virginia Harned, Alfred Hickman, ... See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

George Du Maurier | George Louis DuMaurier | George du Maurier

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