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Ronald Harwood


Born in South-Africa in 1934, Ronald Harwood moved to London in 1951 to pursue a career in the theater. After attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, he joined the Shakespeare Company of Sir Donald Wolfit, one of the last 'actor-manager' of Great-Britain. From 1953 to 1958, Harwood became the personal dresser of Sir Donald. He would later ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Kitchen Boy (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2012 Quartet (play) / (screenplay)
 2012 A Therapy (Short) (screenplay)
 2008 Australia (screenplay)
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera (screenplay)
 2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (screenplay)
 2005 Oliver Twist (screenplay)
 2004 Being Julia
 2003 The Statement (screenplay)
 2002 Majstor (TV Movie)
 2002 The Pianist (screenplay)
 2001 Taking Sides (play) / (screenplay)
 1997 Garderober (TV Movie)
 1995 Cry, the Beloved Country (screenplay)
 1989 Countdown to War (TV Movie) (play)
 1987 Mandela (TV Movie)
 1983 The Dresser (screenplay)
 1981 A Family (TV Movie)
  Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (dramatisation - 11 episodes, 1979 - 1981) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1979)
- The Sound Machine (1981) ... (dramatisation)
- Parson's Pleasure (1980) ... (dramatisation)
- Genesis & Catastrophe (1980) ... (dramatisation)
- The Umbrella Man (1980) ... (dramatisation)
- Depart in Peace (1980) ... (dramatisation)
 1981 Evita Peron (TV Movie)
 1975 Operation: Daybreak (screenplay)
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Guests (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Long Lease of Summer (1972) ... (writer)
 1970 Sudden Terror (screenplay)
 1968 Diamonds for Breakfast (writer)
 1968 The Girl with a Pistol (English adaptation)
 1966-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The New Assistant (1967) ... (writer)
- Convalescence (1966) ... (writer)
 1965-1966 Knock on Any Door (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Paris Trip (1966) ... (writer)
- The Guests of Honour (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica (screenplay)
  ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (play - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Lads (1963) ... (writer)
- Take a Fellow Like Me (1961) ... (writer)
- Private Potter (1961) ... (play) / (writer)
- The Barber of Stamford Hill (1960) ... (writer)
 1962 Private Potter (written by)
 1962 The Barber of Stamford Hill (TV play)
 1960 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Barber of Stanford Hill (1960) ... (writer)
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His play, "The Dresser," was performed at the Shattered Globe Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, with Tim Decker in the cast. Roger Smart was scenic designer. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Ronald Harwood

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1999 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to literature. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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