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T.S. Eliot (1888–1965)


T.S. Eliot ranks with William Butler Yeats as the greatest English language poet of the 20th Century and was certainly the most influential. He was born Thomas Stearns Eliot into the bosom of a respectable middle class family on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. The family had roots in New England, and Eliot spent summers in Gloucester, ... See full bio »

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(age 76) in London, England, UK

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  Cats (poetry collection "Old Possum's Books of Practical Cats") (announced)
 2016 A Lovesong (Video short) (original text)
 2015/I The Hollow Men (Short) (based on the poem by)
 2015/I The Wasteland (Short) (poem)
 2015 Till Human Voices Wake Us (Short) (poem by)
 2012 Hollow Men (Video short)
 2009 Going to Seed (Short) (poem)
 2008 Terra desolata (Short) (novel)
 2004-2005 The Sunday Programme (TV Series) (poem - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 March 2005 (2005) ... (poem)
- Episode dated 4 April 2004 (2004) ... (poem)
 1999 The Waste Land (Short) (inspired by)
 1998 Great Performances (TV Series) (book "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" - 1 episode)
- Cats (1998) ... (book "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats")
 1995 The Waste Land (Short) (poem)
 1981 The Waste Land (TV Movie)
 1977 Der Privatsekretär (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Ashes
 1970 Solo (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Little Gidding (1970) ... (poem)
 1967 Koktel (TV Movie) (play "The Cocktail Party")
 1967 Cocktailparty (TV Movie) (play "The Cocktail Party")
 1967 Conflict (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Il canto d'amore di Prufrock (Short) (text)
 1965 Der Familientag (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Cocktail Party (1964) ... (play)
 1964 Die Cocktailparty (TV Movie) (play "The Cocktail Party")
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Murder in the Cathedral (1964) ... (play)
 1963 Der Privatsekretär (TV Movie) (play: The Confidential Clerk)
 1962 Mord im Dom (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Coctail party (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (play - 1 episode)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Family Reunion (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 The Cocktail Party (TV Movie) (play)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1953) (play - 2 episodes, 1950 - 1955)
- The Confidential Clerk (1955) ... (play)
- The Family Reunion (1950) ... (play)
 1952 The Cocktail Party (TV Movie) (play)
 1951 Murder in the Cathedral (play) / (screenplay)
 1947 Murder in the Cathedral (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 The White Chateau (TV Movie) (verse)
 1936 Theatre Parade (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Murder in the Cathedral (1936) ... (play)
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Stage: Wrote "The Family Reunion," performed at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England, with Paul Scofield, Sybil Thorndike, Gwen Ffrangcon Davies, Patience Collier and Lewis Casson in the cast. Peter Brook was director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 9 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good: so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist. See more »

Trivia:

Buried at Westminster Abbey. See more »

Nickname:

Rev. Charles James Grimble See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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