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Robert Graves (II) (1895–1985)

Robert Graves was born on July 26, 1895 in Wimbledon, London, England as Robert von Ranke Graves. He was a writer and actor, known for The Shout (1978), Beauty in Trouble (2006) and I, Claudius (1976). He was married to Beryl Pritchard and Nancy Nicholson. He died on December 7, 1985 in Majorca, Spain. See full bio »


(age 90) in Majorca, Spain

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The Shout
The Shout Writer
Beauty in Trouble
I, Claudius
I, Claudius Writer


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 2006 Beauty in Trouble (poem)
 1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Mini-Series) (memoir Goodbye To All That - uncredited)
 1993 Drug-Taking and the Arts (Documentary) (letter Between Moon and Moon)
 1978 The Shout (story)
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Mini-Series) (novels "I, Claudius" and "Claudius The God" - 13 episodes)
- Old King Log (1976) ... (novels "I, Claudius" and "Claudius The God")
- A God in Colchester (1976) ... (novels "I, Claudius" and "Claudius The God")
- Fool's Luck (1976) ... (novels "I, Claudius" and "Claudius The God")
- Hail Who? (1976) ... (novels "I, Claudius" and "Claudius The God")
- Zeus, by Jove! (1976) ... (novels "I, Claudius" and "Claudius The God")
 1973 Le guerriere dal seno nudo (screenplay)
 1967 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1965 The Epic That Never Was (TV Movie documentary) (novel "I, Claudius")
 1962 They Hanged My Saintly Billy (TV Movie) (novel)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Mystery of Thirteen (1957) ... (story)
 1937 I, Claudius (book)
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 1968 Deadfall
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 1929 Tusalava (Short) (producer)
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 1929 Tusalava (Short) (sponsor - uncredited)
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 1973 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Guest
- Spike Milligan (1973) ... Himself - Guest
 1972 Personenbeschreibung (TV Series documentary)
- Jakov Lind- Der Außenseiter im inneren Exil (1972) ... Himself (as Robert von Ranke-Graves)
 1967 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Tyger Tyger (1967) ... Himself
 1966 Kee and Levin (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1966) ... Himself
 1965 The Epic That Never Was (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - author of 'I, Claudius'
 1959 Monitor (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 26 April 1959 (1959) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Sergeant Lamb of the Ninth" (aka "Sergeant Lamb's America") See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert von Ranke-Graves

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Personal Quote:

Poetry is a way of thought--non-intellectual, anti-decorative thought at that--rather than an art.


He allegedly declined the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1957 and the Companion of Honor in 1984 for his services to literature. See more »

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