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Lawrence Durrell (1912–1990)

Lawrence Durrell was born on February 27, 1912 in Jullundur, Punjab, India as Lawrence George Durrell. He was a writer and actor, known for Justine (1969), Judith (1966) and Actis (1964). He was married to Ghislaine de Boysson, Claude-Marie Vincendon, Yvette Cohen and Nancy Myers. He died on November 7, 1990 in Sommieres, France. See full bio »


(age 78) in Sommieres, France

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 1969 Justine (novel "The Alexandria Quartet")
 1968 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Stiff Upper Lip (1968) ... (story)
 1968 Stiff Upper Lip (TV Movie) (creator)
 1968 Skyytian välikohtaus (TV Movie) (play "Acte")
 1967 Stiff Upper Lip (TV Movie) (story)
 1966 Judith (story)
 1964 Actis (TV Movie)
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Dark Labyrinth (1963) ... (novel)
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 1980 Sir Henry at Rawlinson End
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 1987 Stille Tage in Sommières (Documentary)
 1974 Henry Miller, poète maudit (TV Movie documentary)
 1973-1974 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Remember (1974) ... Himself
- France Falls: May-June 1940 (1973) ... Himself
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.159 (1970) ... Himself
 1968 Bibliothèque de poche (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 April 1968 (1968) ... Himself
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 2003 Portrait of a Bookstore as an Old Man (Documentary)

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English poet, novelist and humorous writer, best known for his 'Alexandria Quartet'. He was born in India of British parents and spent most of his later life in France and on islands in the Mediterranean. He also wrote travel sketches based and satirical accounts of diplomatic life. Corresponded for 45 years with the American writer Henry Miller. See more »



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