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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)

Johann Wolfgang Goethe was born on 28 August 1749 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany as son of a lawyer. After growing up in a privileged upper middle class family, he studied law in Leipzig from 1765 to 1768, although he was more interested in literature. As he was seriously ill, he had to interrupt his studies, but finally graduated in Strassburg ... See full bio »

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Faust
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(1926)
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(2011)
Lesson Faust
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(1994)
Wrong Move
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(1975)

Filmography

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  Faust (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe) (post-production)
 2016 Mephisto's House of Ill Repute (Short) (based in part on a play by)
 2016 Erlkönig (Short)
 2015 Tell Me, Ye Stones (Short) (poem - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2014 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (based on the novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" by - 1 episode)
- Massenet: Werther (2014) ... (based on the novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" by)
 2011 The Damnation of Faust (TV Movie) (after: "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2011/III Faust (play)
 2010 Erwin & Elmire (TV Movie) (libretto - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2010 Werther (TV Movie) (based on the novel by - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2009 The Time of Love (Short) (additional material - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2009/I Faust (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2009 Faust. Der Tragödie erster Teil (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2009 Sometime in August (novel)
 2008 Werther (TV Movie) (novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2006 Totentanz (Short) (poem - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2005 Jules Massenet: Werther (TV Movie) (based on the novel by: "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2004 Stradaniya yunogo Wertera (Short) (novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2004 Faust (TV Movie) (after "Faust, Part 1" - uncredited)
 2003 Unsere Besten (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Wer ist der größte Deutsche? (2003) ... (uncredited)
 2003 Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (poem "Gesang der Geister über den Wassern")
 2003 The Erl King (Short) (story - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2003 The Erlking (Short) (poem - as Goethe)
 2002 .com for Murder (novel Die Leiden des jungen Werther - quotes)
 2002 666: In Bed with the Devil (play "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2001 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Faust II (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2001 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Faust I (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 2000 Gladiators: Bloodsport of the Colisseum (Video documentary) (writings - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1999 Clavigo (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1999 La damnation de Faust (TV Movie) (novel)
 1999 Saito Kinen Festival in Matsumoto: Gekitekimonogatari 'Fausto no goubatsu' (TV Movie) (based on the novel "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1996 Mignon (TV Movie) (novel "Wilhelm Meister" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1996 Faust (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1996 Elective Affinities (novel "Die Wahlverwandtschaften" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1995 Ein Traum, was sonst? (TV Movie) (text "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1994 Lesson Faust (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1994 Hölderlin-Comics (story - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1993 Mne skuchno, bes (TV Movie) (play "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1993 Werther (TV Movie) (novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1990 Werther (novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1989 Reineke Fuchs (TV Movie) (poem - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1989 Egmont (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1988 Clavigo (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1988 Faust - Vom Himmel durch die Welt zur Hölle (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1986 Werther (TV Movie) (based on the novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers" by - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1986 Werther (book - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1986 Tarot (novel "Die Wahlverwandtschaften" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1986 Mefisto funk (story "Faust" - uncredited)
 1986 The Damnation of Faust (TV Movie) (source material - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1985 Die Nacht (text - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1985 Faust (TV Movie) (based on the novel by - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1985/II Torquato Tasso (TV Movie) (by - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1985 Vonzások és választások (TV Movie) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1985/I Torquato Tasso (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1984 Torquato Tasso (TV Movie)
 1983 Der Groß-Cophta (TV Movie) (comedy - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1982 Torquato Tasso (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1982 Egmont (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1982/I Stella (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1982 Les affinités électives (TV Movie) (novel "Die Wahlverwandtschaften" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1982 Wilhelm Meisters theatralische Sendung (TV Mini-Series) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe, 1982)
 1982/II Stella (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1982/I Faust (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1979 Goethes Faust in ursprünglicher Gestalt (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1979 Götz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1978 Clavigo (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1978 Elective Affinities (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Die Wahlverwandtschaften" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1978 Werther (TV Movie) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1976 Muzika pozornice (TV Mini-Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Egmont (1976) ... (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1976 Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1976 Novelle (Short) (story - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1976 Franz Liszt: Faust-Symphonie in drei Charakterstudie nach Johann Wolfgang v. Goethe (TV Special) (after - as Johann Wolfgang v. Goethe)
 1975 Faust (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1975 Diary (novel "Wahlverwandschaften" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1975 Wrong Move (novel "Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1974 Egmont (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1974 Die Wahlverwandtschaften (novel "Die Wahlverwandtschaften" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1973 Gounod: Faust (TV Movie) (book "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
  Hora once (TV Series) (1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1972)
- Hermann y Dorotea (1972) ... (writer - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
- Las mujeres buenas (1971) ... (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1971 Der Prokurator oder Die Liebe der schönen Bianca (TV Movie) (noveletta Der Procurator - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1970 Genius (play "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1970 Zur Nacht (TV Series documentary) (novel - 1 episode)
- Proserpina (1970) ... (novel)
 1970 Reineke Fuchs (TV Movie) (novel)
 1970 Clavigo (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1970 Faust auf eigene Faust (TV Movie) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1970 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Clavijo (1970) ... (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1969/I Torquato Tasso (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1969/II Torquato Tasso (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1969 Clavigo (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1969 Iphigenie auf Tauris (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1968 Egmont (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1968 Iphigenie auf Tauris (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1967 Egmont (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1967 Götz von Berlichingen (TV Movie) (play "Urgötz" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1967 Stella (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1967 Die Mitschuldigen (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1966 Stella (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1965 Goetz von Berlichingen (TV Movie) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play "Götz von Berlichingen" - 1 episode)
- Ironhand (1965) ... (play "Götz von Berlichingen" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1964 Mi alma por un amor (play "Faust" - uncredited)
 1964 Torquato Tasso (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1964 Clavigo (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1963 Vorspiel auf dem Theater (TV Short) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1962 Egmont (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1962 Black Fox: The True Story of Adolf Hitler (Documentary) (story "Reynard The Fox")
 1961 Egmont (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1961 Die Mitschuldigen (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1961 Hermann und Dorothea (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1961/I Urfaust (TV Movie) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1961/II Urfaust (TV Movie) (writer - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1960 Der Groß-Cophta (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1960 Faust (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1959 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Fausto (1959) ... (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
- Fausto (1959) ... (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1958 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Weather (1958) ... (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1957 Faustina (play "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1956 Die Laune des Verliebten (TV Short) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1956 Iphigenie auf Tauris (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1955 Götz von Berlichingen (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1955 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Short) (story - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1954 Ballett und Pantomime (TV Movie) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1954 Erich Ponto rezitiert (TV Short) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1954 Stella (TV Movie) (play: Stella)
 1950 Faust and the Devil (after "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1949 Encounter with Werther (novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1938 The Novel of Werther (novel "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers" - as Goethe)
 1932 Wenn zwei sich streiten (Short) (poem "Gutmann and Gutweib" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1931 Der Erlkönig (ballad - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1931 The Erl King (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1930 The Story of the Fox (story - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1926 Faust (play "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1925 Götz von Berlichingen zubenannt mit der eisernen Hand (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1922 Werther (Short) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1922/I Faust (poem - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1919 Mignon (writer - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1915 Mignon (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1911 Faust et Marguerite (Short) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1911 Bill Bumper's Bargain (Short) (play "Faust" - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1910/II Faust (Short) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1910 The Beautiful Margaret (Short) (inspiration - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1910 Werther (Short) (as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1909 The King of the Alders (Short) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1909 Faust (Short) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1900 Faust and Marguerite (Short) (play - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1898 Faust (Short) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
 1898 Faust and Mephistopheles (Short) (novel - as Johann Wolfgang Goethe)
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(4/2/64) Stage: Wrote "Clavigo", performed in a Schiller Theatre Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England, with Klaus Kammer, Erich Schellow, Dieter Ranspach and Karin Remsing in the cast. Willi Schmidt was the director. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Johann Wolfgang v. Goethe | Johann Wolfgang Goethe | Goethe
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Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at. See more »

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Considered Germany's greatest poet and playwright. See more »

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Virgo

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