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Maxim Gorky (1868–1936)

Maksim Gorky is a pseudonym of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov, who was born into a poor Russian family in Nizhnii Novgorod on Volga river. Gorky lost his father at an early age, he was beaten by his stepfather and became an orphan at age 9, when his mother died. He was brought up by his grandmother, who helped his development as a storyteller. He was ... See full bio »

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 2014 Her Lover (Short) (short story) (announced)
 2013 Boles (Short) (short story)
 2010 An Autumn Night (Short) (inspired by)
 2005 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (as Maxim Gorki)
 2004 Burevestnik (TV Short) (poem "Pesnya o burevestnike")
 1999 Kinder der Sonne (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
 1995 Letnie lyudi (play "Dachniki")
 1993 Sommergäste (TV Movie) (play)
 1990 Mother (novel)
 1989 Barbaron (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Primera función (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Los pequeños burgueses (1989) ... (play)
 1989 Barbárok (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Vasa Zeleznova (TV Movie) (play)
 1987 Bez solntsa (play "Na dne")
 1986 Zhizn Klima Samgina (TV Series) (novel)
 1985 Deti solntsa (TV Mini-Series) (play)
 1985 Veraneantes (TV Series) (based on work by - 8 episodes)
- El crepúsculo (3ª parte) (1985) ... (based on work by)
- El crepúsculo (2ª parte) (1985) ... (based on work by)
- El crepúsculo (1985) ... (based on work by)
- El bosque (2ª parte) (1985) ... (based on work by)
- El bosque (1985) ... (based on work by)
 1985 Kispolgárok (TV Movie) (novel - as Makszim Gorkij)
 1983 Malogradjani (TV Movie) (drama: ' Malogradjani ')
 1983 Vassa (play "Vassa Zheleznova")
 1982 Pohjalla (TV Movie) (play "Na dne")
 1982 Jegor Bulytschow und die Anderen (TV Movie) (play)
 1982 Nachtasyl (TV Movie)
 1981 Sommergäste (TV Movie)
 1981 Die Mutter (TV Movie) (original story)
 1981 Jegor Bulicsov és a többiek (TV Movie) (play - as Maxim Gorkij)
 1980 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 La madre (TV Series) (story)
 1979 Bezotvetnaya lyubov (stories)
 1978 Na dne (play)
 1978 Auringon lapset (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
 1978 Vragi (play)
 1977 Vasa Zeleznova (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Die Letzten (TV Movie) (play)
 1976 L'autre rive (TV Movie) (short story "Tchelkach")
 1976 Queen of the Gypsies (stories)
 1976 Feinde (TV Movie) (play - as Maxim Gorki)
 1974 Somow und andere (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Meshchane (TV Movie)
 1974/II Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1974/I Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Enemies (1974) ... (play)
 1973 Jegor Bulitsov (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Poslednji (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Solens børn (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
 1972 Vassa Geleznova (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Vassa Zeleznova (TV Movie) (play - as Maksim Gorki)
 1971 A Man Before His Time (play)
 1971/II Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1971/I Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Die Mutter (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1970 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Los veraneantes (1970)
 1970 Menschen (TV Movie) (story - as Maxim Gorki)
 1970 Hora once (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Chelcash (1970) ... (short story)
 1969 Maljva (TV Movie)
 1969 Die Kleinbürger (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Solens barn (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
 1969 Langeweile (TV Movie) (short story)
 1968 Les bas-fonds (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Die Kleinbürger (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Dachniki (play)
 1967 Jegor Bulicov (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Kinder der Sonne (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Der Alte (TV Movie) (story)
 1967 Die Letzten (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Ihmisiä elämän pohjalla (TV Movie) (play "Na dne" - as Maksim Gorki)
 1966 Onde a Terra Começa (short story)
 1963 Appassionata (TV Short) (article V.I. Lenin)
 1963 Arina (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Die letzten (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Wassa Schelesnowa (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Dostigaev i drugie (play)
 1959 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play - as Maxim Gorki)
 1959 Foma Gordeev (novel)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lower Depths (1958) ... (writer)
 1957 The Lower Depths (play "The Lower Depths")
 1956 Deti solntsa (play)
 1956 1905 (novel)
 1955 La vida no vale nada (story)
 1954 The Mistress (play)
 1953 Varvary (play)
 1953 Vragi (play)
 1952 Na dne (play)
 1949 Mastera stseny (play "The Lower Depths")
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dead Man (1949) ... (story)
 1941 Delo Artamonovykh (novel)
 1941 Mat (novel)
 1940 Moi universitety (autobiography)
 1939 On His Own (book)
 1938 Vragi (play)
 1936 The Lower Depths (play "Na dnie")
 1930 Cain and Artem (story)
 1926 Mother (novel)
 1921 Rojô no reikion (story "Na dne")
 1920 Mat (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: His play, "Summerfolk," was performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England, with Ian Richardson, Norman Rodway, Estelle Kohler, Mike Gwilym, David Suchet, Susan Fleetwood and Margaret Tyzack in the cast. David Jones was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maksim Gorki | Maxim Gorki | Makszim Gorkij | Maxim Gorkij

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He died under mysterious circumstances while undergoing medical treatment. It has been rumored to have been a Trotskyite plot. (CIE, 1996)) See more »

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