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Daniel Farson (1927–1997)

Daniel Farson was born on January 8, 1927 in Kensington, London, England as Daniel Negley Farson. He is known for his work on Dan Farson Meets ... (1962), Beat City (1963) and Somerset Maugham Hour (1960). He died on November 27, 1997 in Barnstaple, Devon, England. See full bio »

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Dan Farson Meets ...
Beat City
Beat City Writer
Somerset Maugham Hour
Somerset Maugham Hour Himself - Host
Living for Kicks
Living for Kicks Himself - Reporter


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 1978 The Clifton House Mystery (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (writer)
 1965 Londoners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Frighteners (1965) ... (writer)
 1963 Beat City (TV Short documentary)
 1958 Keeping in Step (TV Series documentary) (script - 7 episodes)
- The Stock Exchange (1958) ... (script)
- This England (1958) ... (script)
- The Women's Institute (1958) ... (script)
- Brigade of Guards (1958) ... (script)
- The Wedding (1958) ... (script)
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Other Works:

His play, "Marie, The Story of Marie Lloyd," was performed at the Lincoln Theatre in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England with Jean Boht, Brian Protheroe, Rhys McConnochie, Peter Bourke, Martin Duncan, and Claire Venables in the cast. Philip Hedley was director.

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Dan Farson

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Farson liked to tell people that, when he once interviewed Orson Welles for TV in the 1950s, Welles told him the famous story that author Bram Stoker had based his description of the appearance of Count Dracula on that of his erstwhile employer, Sir Henry Irving, whom he disliked. Welles added that Stoker had told him this personally when they had met during Welles's youth. However, as Farson was... See more »

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