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Simon Gray (I) (1936–2008)

Simon Gray was born on October 21, 1936 in Hayling Island, Hampshire, England as Simon James Holliday Gray. He was a writer, known for Butley (1974), A Month in the Country (1987) and Une heure de tranquillité (2014). He was married to Victoria Rothschild and Beryl Mary Kevern. He died on August 6, 2008 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 71) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Butley
Butley Writer
(1974)
The Rear Column
(1980)

Filmography

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 2014 Une heure de tranquillité (play "Otherwise Engaged")
  Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1987 - 1993) (play - 2 episodes, 1987 - 1992) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1987)
- Femme Fatale (1993) ... (writer)
- Common Pursuit (1992) ... (play)
- They Never Slept (1991) ... (writer)
- Old Flames (1990) ... (writer)
- Quartermaine's Terms (1987) ... (adaptation) / (play)
 1992 Unnatural Pursuits (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- I Don't Do Cuddles (1992) ... (written by)
- I'm the Author (1992) ... (written by)
 1992 Screen One (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Running Late (1992) ... (writer)
 1986 Death of a Teddy Bear (TV Movie)
 1985 Theaterblut (TV Movie)
 1983 Man in a Sidecar (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 The Rear Column (TV Movie)
 1978 Niet te bereiken (TV Movie)
 1977 Piccadilly Circus (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971-1975 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Two Sundays (1975) ... (writer)
- Plaintiffs and Defendants (1975) ... (writer)
- The Man in the Sidecar (1971) ... (writer)
 1974 Butley (play) / (screenplay)
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Style of the Countess (1970) ... (screenplay)
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- Mother Love (1969) ... (dramatisation)
  ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) (script - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Dirt on Lucy Lane (1969) ... (script)
- Pig in a Poke (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Princess (1968) ... (adaptation)
 1967-1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Spoiled (1968) ... (writer)
- Sleeping Dogs (1967) ... (writer)
- A Way with the Ladies (1967) ... (writer)
- Death of a Teddy Bear (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Caramel Crisis (1966) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, "The Idiot", was performed in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Tom Baker, Edward Hardwicke, Louise Purnell, Tom Georgeson, Frank Barrie, Diane Cilento, Benjamin Whitrow, Ronald Pickup and David Ryall in the cast. Anthony... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 23 Articles | See more »
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Trivia:

He made his first foray into playwriting when he learned that the BBC wanted to make one of his short stories into a radio play, and that they would pay the scriptwriter more than they paid him for the story. He volunteered to adapt the story himself. See more »

Trademark:

Many of his works are about the trials and tribulations of intellectuals

Star Sign:

Libra

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