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Timothy Findley (I) (1930–2002)

Timothy Findley was born on October 30, 1930 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Timothy Irving Frederick Findley. He was a writer and actor, known for The Wars (1983), Don't Let the Angels Fall (1969) and Demented (2006). He was married to Janet Reid. He died on June 20, 2002 in Brignoles, Var, France. See full bio »


(age 71) in Brignoles, Var, France

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Known For

The Wars
The Wars Writer
Demented Writer
Elizabeth Rex
Elizabeth Rex Writer


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 2006 Demented (novel "The Last of The Crazy People")
 2004 Windows (Short) (novel)
 2004 Elizabeth Rex (TV Movie) (play "Elizabeth Rex")
 2003 The Piano Man's Daughter (TV Movie) (novel)
 1999 External Affairs (play "The Stillborn Lover")
 1996 Dinner Along the Amazon (TV Short) (story)
 1985 Going to War (Short) (story)
 1983 The Wars (novel) / (writer)
 1979 Dieppe 1942 (Documentary) (writer)
 1979 The Newcomers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1911 (1979) ... (writer)
 1979 The Garden and the Cage (TV Movie)
 1972 The Whiteoaks of Jalna (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... (writer)
 1969 Don't Let the Angels Fall (screenplay) / (story)
 1967 Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Paper People (1967)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Spadework". See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

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Personal Quote:

I don't think any of my work is within any given genre. I just write whatever I write. It's the same thing with theory. I don't believe in theory. Nothing is ever plotted long the lines of any given theory because that would kill the writing. And you have to force your storyline and force your characters into a mold. And why do that? You've killed half the impetus of what writing is about. Which ... See more »


He was awarded the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on December 23, 1985 for his services to Canadian Literature. See more »



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