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Victor Hugo (I) (1802–1885)

Although Hugo was fascinated by poems from childhood on, he spent some time on the polytechnic university of Paris until he dedicated all his work to literature. He was one of the few authors who were allowed to reach popularity during lifetime and one of the leaders of French romance. After the death of his daughter 'Leopoldine' in 1843 he started... See full bio »


(age 83) in Paris, France

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 2016 The Hunchback (novel) (pre-production)
 2014 Los Miserables (TV Series) (novel "Les Misérables" - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (novel "Les Misérables")
 2013 Le mariage de Quascimodo (Short) (novel)
 2013 Lucrezia Borgia (after: play "Lucrèce Borgia")
 2013 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (after - 1 episode)
- Verdi: Rigoletto (2013) ... (after - uncredited)
 2012 Les Misérables (novel)
 2012 The Man Who Laughs (novel)
 2011 The Bolshoi Ballet: Live from Moscow (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Esmeralda (2011) ... (novel)
 2011 Rigoletto (play)
 2011 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (poem)
 2010 Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (based on the novel by)
 2010 Rigoletto (TV Movie) (after)
 2010 Rigoletto a Mantova (TV Movie) (play "Le roi s'amuse" - uncredited)
 2009 Angelo, tyran de Padoue (TV Movie) (play)
 2009 Au siècle de Maupassant: Contes et nouvelles du XIXème siècle (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Claude Gueux (2009) ... (novel)
 2007 Re mizeraburu: shoujo kozetto (TV Series) (story "Les Misérables" - 52 episodes)
- Gin no shokudai (2007) ... (story "Les Misérables")
- Akasareta shinjitsu (2007) ... (story "Les Misérables")
- Eien no ringu (2007) ... (story "Les Misérables")
- Watashi no okâsan (2007) ... (story "Les Misérables")
- Kozetto to Mariusu (2007) ... (story "Les Misérables")
 2007 Ernani (Video) (after: "Hernani")
 2003 Rigoletto (TV Movie) (play "Le Roi s'amuse")
 2002 Ruy Blas (TV Movie) (play)
 2002 Notre Dame de Paris - Live Arena di Verona (TV Movie) (novel)
 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (Video) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris" - uncredited)
 2001/II Rigoletto (TV Movie) (play based on "Le roi s'amuse")
 2001/I Rigoletto (TV Movie) (play "Le roi s'amuse" - uncredited)
 2000 Lail Almosaferin (TV Series) (novel)
 2000 Les Misérables (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Quatrième épisode (2000) ... (novel)
- Troisième épisode (2000) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... (novel)
 1999 Notre-Dame de Paris (TV Movie) (novel)
 1999 Quasimodo d'El Paris (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1998 Les Misérables (novel)
 1998 Il gobbo di Notre Dame (original story)
 1997 Binavayan (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by)
 1997 The Hunchback (TV Movie) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1996 Notre-Dame de Paris (TV Movie) (novel)
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary) (writings - 1 episode)
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) ... (writings)
 1996/I The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Video) (novel)
 1996/III The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Video) (novel)
 1995 Great Performances (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 1 episode)
- Les Misérables in Concert (1995) ... (based on the novel by)
 1995 Les Misérables (novel)
 1994 Lucrezia Borgia (TV Movie)
 1993 Mest shuta (novel "Le Roi s'Amuse")
 1989 Rigoletto (TV Movie) (after: play "Le roi s'amuse" - uncredited)
 1988 Les misérables (TV Movie) (novel)
 1988 La Gioconda (TV Movie) (novel "Angelo, Tyran de Padoue")
 1987 La conscience (Short) (short story)
 1987 Gavroche (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 La Gioconda (TV Movie) (after: "Angelo, tyran de Padoue")
 1986 The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (TV Movie) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1985 Le dernier jour d'un condamné (novel "Le dernier jour d'un condamné")
 1985 Angelo, tyran de Padoue (TV Movie) (play)
  The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (based on the play by - 1 episode, 1983) (play "Le roi s'amuse" - 1 episode, 1977)
- Ernani (1983) ... (based on the play by)
- Rigoletto (1977) ... (play "Le roi s'amuse" - uncredited)
 1983 Hunchback (Video Game) (novel "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame")
 1982 Rigoletto (TV Movie)
 1982 Rigoletto (play "Le roi s'amuse")
 1982 Ernani (TV Movie) (play "Hernani")
 1982 Les Misérables (novel)
 1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1981 Los miserables (TV Movie)
 1981/I Rigoletto (TV Movie) (based on the play "Le roi s'amuse" by)
 1979 La Gioconda (TV Movie) (after: "Angelo, tyran de Padoue" - uncredited)
 1979 Jean Valjean monogatari (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 Kozete (Short) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1977 Lucrezia Borgia (TV Movie) (play "Lucrèce Borgia")
 1977 Die Liebe und die Königin (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1974 Tausend Francs Belohnung (TV Movie) (based on the play "Mille Francs de récompense" by)
 1974 Le scomunicate di San Valentino (loosely inspired by a drama by)
 1973 Los miserables (TV Series) (novel "Les Misérables" - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... (novel "Les Misérables")
 1972 Les Misérables (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
  Novela (TV Series) (1 episode, 1972) (novel - 15 episodes, 1971)
- Los miserables XIX (1971) ... (novel)
- Los miserables XVIII (1971) ... (novel)
- Los miserables XVII (1971) ... (novel)
- Los miserables XVI (1971) ... (novel)
  Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode, 1972) (original story - 1 episode, 1970)
- Caín (1972)
- Los miserables (1970) ... (original story)
 1972 Ruy Blas (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 L'homme qui rit (TV Movie) (novel)
 1967 Sefiller (novel "Les Misérables")
 1967 Les Misérables (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 10 episodes)
- Redemption (1967) ... (novel)
- Insurrection (1967) ... (novel)
- The Trap (1967) ... (novel)
- Marius (1967) ... (novel)
- Sanctuary (1967) ... (novel)
 1967 Marion Delorme (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hernani (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Os Miseráveis (TV Series) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1966 Marie Tudor (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Series) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris" - 7 episodes)
- Retribution (1966) ... (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
- Repentance (1966) ... (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
- Accusation (1966) ... (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
- Interrogation (1966) ... (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
- Seduction (1966) ... (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1966 L'uomo che ride (novel "L'Homme qui rit": in italian version - uncredited in italian version, uncredited)
 1964 Mille franchi di ricompensa (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 I miserabili (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Les Misérables" - 10 episodes)
- I candelieri del vescovo (1964) ... (novel "Les Misérables")
- Ponine (1964) ... (novel "Les Misérables")
- Gavroche (1964) ... (novel "Les Misérables")
- La topaia Gorbeau (1964) ... (novel "Les Misérables")
- I figli di Waterloo (1964) ... (novel "Les Misérables")
  Le théâtre de la jeunesse (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (novel "Les misèrables" - 1 episode, 1963)
- Jean Valjean (1963) ... (novel "Les misèrables")
- Gavroche (1962) ... (novel)
- Cosette (1961) ... (novel)
 1962 Quatre-vingt-treize (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 Jean Valjean (novel "Les Misérables")
 1958 La Gioconda (after: "Angelo, tyran de Padoue" - uncredited)
 1958 Os Miseráveis (TV Series) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1958 Les Misérables (novel)
 1958 Encounter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Other Man (1958)
 1957 Return to Manhood (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1957 O Corcunda de Notre Dame (TV Series) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1957 Mangeront-ils? (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 La déroute (Short documentary) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1956 Rigoletto e la sua tragedia (after - uncredited)
  Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1954) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris" - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Part 1 (1954) ... (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bishop's Candlesticks (1953) ... (story)
  Monodrama Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1953) (novel - 1 episode, 1953)
- Jean Valjean (1953) ... (story)
- Hunchback of Notre Dame (1953) ... (novel)
 1953 Sea Devils (novel "Les Travailleurs de la mer" - uncredited)
 1952 Les Miserables (novel "Les Miserables")
 1952 The Bishop's Treasure (TV Movie) (novel "Les miserables")
 1949 The Bishop's Candlesticks (TV Short) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bishop's Experiment (1949) ... (story)
 1948 Ruy Blas (play)
 1948 Tempesta su Parigi (novel "Les Misérables")
 1948 Les Misérables (novel "Les Misérables")
 1946 Il tiranno di Padova (story)
 1946 Rigoletto (after - uncredited)
 1944 El boassa (novel "Les Misérables")
 1944 El rey se divierte (play)
 1943 Los miserables (novel)
 1941 The King's Jester (play "Le Roi s'amuse")
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (as Victor Hugo's)
 1938 Les pauvres gens (verse "Les pauvres gens")
 1938 Boys' School (writer: play "Hernani", final scene - uncredited)
 1937 Gavrosh (novel "Les Misérables")
 1936 Toilers of the Sea (novel "Les Travailleurs de la mer")
 1935 Les Misérables (novel)
 1934 Les Misérables (novel)
 1931 Janbarujan: Zenpen (novel "Les Misérables")
 1931 Janbarujan: kohen (novel "Les Misérables")
 1929 Aa mujo: Kohen (novel)
 1929 Aa mujo: zenpen (novel)
 1929 The Bishop's Candlesticks (Short) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1928 The Man Who Laughs (novel "L'Homme Qui Rit")
 1923/II The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Short) (novel)
 1923 The Spanish Dancer (novella)
 1923/I The Hunchback of Notre Dame (as Victor Hugo's classic')
 1923 Toilers of the Sea (novel "Les Travailleurs de la mer")
 1923 Aa mujô - Dai ippen: Hôrô no maki (original story)
 1923 Aa mujô re mîzerabûru dainihen (original story)
 1922 Tense Moments from Great Plays (novel "Notre Dame de Paris" - segment "Esmeralda")
 1922 Tense Moments with Great Authors (novel "Les Misérables" - segment "Miserables, Les")
 1922 Esmeralda (Short) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1922 Les Misérables (Short) (novel)
 1921 Quatre-vingt-treize (novel)
 1921 Das grinsende Gesicht (novel "L'homme e qui rit")
 1920 Der rote Henker (novel)
 1919 The Toilers (novel "Les Travailleurs de la mer")
 1918 Marion de Lorme (play)
 1918 Rigoletto (novel "Le Roi s'Amuse")
 1918 A csavargó
 1917 Les Misérables (novel)
 1917 Marie Tudor (play)
 1917 The Darling of Paris (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1915 Don Caesar de Bazan (play "Ruy Blas")
 1914 Ruy Blas (Short) (play)
 1913 La tragedia di Pulcinella (Short) (play)
 1913 The Bishop's Candlesticks (Short) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1913 Les Misérables, Part 3: Cosette (Short) (novel)
 1912 Marion de Lorme (Short)
 1912 Ruy Blas (Short) (play)
 1912 Les misérables (novel)
 1911 Hernani (Short)
 1911 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Short) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")
 1910 Hernani (Short)
 1910 Hugo the Hunchback (Short) (novel)
 1909 Le crucifix (Short) (novel)
 1909 Les Misérables (Short) (novel)
 1909/I Rigoletto (Short)
 1909 Les misérables (Part III) (Short) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1909 A New Life (Short)
 1909 Le roi s'amuse (Short) (play)
 1909 Les miserables (Part II) (Short) (novel)
 1909 The Ordeal (Short) (story)
 1909 Les Miserables (Part I) (Short) (novel "Les Misérables")
 1909 The Price of a Soul (Short)
 1909 The Duke's Jester or A Fool's Revenge (Short) (novel "Le Roi s'Amuse")
 1909 A Fool's Revenge (Short) (novel "Le Roi s'Amuse")
 1909 Ruy Blas (Short) (play)
 1909/II Rigoletto (Short) (play)
 1905 Esmeralda (Short) (novel "Notre Dame de Paris")

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His novel Les Miserables became a hit among Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. In fact, in reference to the novel, they often referred to themselves as "Lee's Miserables." Ironically, Hugo was anything but a southern sympathizer. He wrote a strongly worded public letter condemning the U.S. government for the then-pending execution of abolitionist John Brown, and even created a ... See more »

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