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Harley Granville-Barker (1877–1946)

British playwright / director Harley Granville-Barker was born in London, England, in 1877. His schooling ended at age 13, when at the urging of his mother he entered a dramatic school / stock company at Margate. A year later he was performing on the London stage. He was writing plays at a very young age, and in 1899 had his first play produced on... See full bio »

Died:

(age 68) in Paris, France

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Known For

Prunella
Prunella Writer
(1918)
Armchair Theatre
(1957)
BBC Play of the Month
(1977-1979)
Doctor Knock
Doctor Knock Writer
(1961)

Filmography

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 1977-1979 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Voysey Inheritance (1979) ... (writer)
- Waste (1977) ... (writer)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode, 1967) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- The Edwardians #4: The Madras House (1965) ... (writer)
 1967 Conflict (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Voysey Inheritance (1967) ... (play)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (translation - 1 episode)
- Doctor Knock (1966) ... (translation)
 1961 Doctor Knock (TV Series) (translator - 3 episodes)
- Act 3 (1961) ... (translator)
- Act 2 (1961) ... (translator)
- Act 1 (1961) ... (translator)
 1957 Doña Clarines (TV Movie) (translated by)
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Women Have Their Way (1957) ... (adaptation)
 1957 Peace and Quiet (TV Movie) (translation)
 1955 The Romantic Young Lady (TV Movie) (english version - english version)
 1954 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie) (english version - english version)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (translation - 1 episode, 1952) (writer - 1 episode, 1951)
- A Hundred Years Old (1952) ... (translation)
- The Voysey Inheritance (1951) ... (writer)
 1948 The Romantic Young Lady (TV Movie) (english version - english version)
 1948 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie) (english version - english version)
 1947 Six Gentlemen in a Row (TV Short) (english version - english version)
 1947 Rococo (TV Short)
 1947 The Kingdom of God (TV Movie) (english version - english version)
 1947 Fortunato (TV Short) (english version - english version)
 1946 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie) (english version - english version)
 1939 Six Gentlemen in a Row (TV Short) (English version - English version)
 1938 A Farewell Supper (TV Short) (English version - English version, as H. Granville Barker)
 1938 The Romantic Young Lady (TV Movie) (English version - English version)
 1938 Rococo (TV Short) (as Granville Barker)
 1938 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie) (English version - English version)
 1938 Doctor Knock (TV Movie) (English version - English version)
 1918 Prunella (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: "A Hundred Years Old" on Broadway (1929). Comedy. Written by 'Joaquín Alvarez Quintero', 'Serafin Alvarez Quintero'. Directed by James Whale. Lyceum Theatre: 1 Oct 1929-Nov 1929 (closing date unknown/39 performances). Cast: Hardie Albright (as "Trino"), Mary Arbenz (as "Currita"), Charles Dalton (as "Antonon"), Katherine Grey (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Granville Barker | H. Granville Barker

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

A highly influential director of the plays of William Shakespeare.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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