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E.M. Forster (1879–1970)

E.M. Forster was born on January 1, 1879 in London, England as Edward Morgan Forster. He was a writer, known for A Passage to India (1984), A Room with a View (1985) and Howards End (1992). He died on June 7, 1970 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

A Passage to India
(1984)
A Room with a View
(1985)
Howards End
Howards End Writer
(1992)
Maurice
Maurice Writer
(1987)

Filmography

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  Howards End (TV Mini-Series) (novel) (pre-production)
 2009 The Machine Stops (Short) (novel)
 2007 A Room with a View (TV Movie) (novel)
 2000/II Desire (Short) (short story)
 1998 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1998 Plug (Short) (short story "The Machine Stops")
 1992 Howards End (novel)
 1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread (based on the novel by)
 1988 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1987 Maurice (from the novel by)
 1985 A Room with a View (novel)
 1984 A Passage to India (based on the novel by) / (by)
 1977 Premiere (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Obelisk (1977) ... (short story)
  BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1965 - 1973) (original author - 1 episode, 1966)
- A Room with a View (1973) ... (novel)
- Howards End (1970) ... (novel)
- Where Angels Fear to Tread (1966) ... (original author)
- Passage to India (1965) ... (novel)
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Machine Stops (1966) ... (novel)
 1966 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- A Room with a View (1958) ... (novel)
 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary) (commentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: His novel, "Howard's End," was adapted by Lance Sieveking and Richard Cottrell at the New Theatre in London, England, with Gwen Watford, Gemma Jones, Joyce Carey and Andrew Ray in the cast. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »
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Personal Quote:

If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friends, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. Such a choice may scandalize the modern reader, and he may stretch out his hand to the telephone at once and ring up the police. It would not have shocked Dante though. Dante places Brutus and Cassius in the lowest circles of Hell because they had chosen their friend ... See more »

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Educated at Tonbridge School, Kent. The E. M. Forster Theatre opened at the school in 2000. See more »

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Capricorn

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