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Washington Irving (1783–1859)

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Pictured on the 1¢ US postage stamp in the Famous American/Authors series, issued 29 January 1940. See more trivia »

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 2013-2014 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) (short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - 13 episodes)
- Bad Blood (2014) ... (short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - uncredited)
- The Indispensable Man (2014) ... (short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - uncredited)
- The Vessel (2014) ... (short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - uncredited)
- The Golem (2013) ... (short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - uncredited)
- Sanctuary (2013) ... (short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - uncredited)
 2011/II Old Scratch (Short) (original story)
 2007 Headless Horseman (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
 2003 El embrujo del Sur (story)
 2003 The Haunted Pumpkin of Sleepy Hollow (Video) (short story)
 2000 Out of Time (TV Movie) (short story "Rip Van Winkle: A Posthumous Writing of Diedrich Knickerbocker")
 2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Rip Van Winkle (2000) ... (story)
 1999 Sleepy Hollow (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
 1999 The Night of the Headless Horseman (TV Movie) (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
 1999 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (TV Movie) (story)
 1998 Ahmed, el principe de la Alhambra (novel "Tales from the Alhambra")
 1986 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- The Day the Kids Took Over (1986) ... (characters)
 1985 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1985) ... (story)
 1980 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (TV Movie) (story)
 1979 CBS Library (TV Series) (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - 1 episode)
- Once Upon a Midnight Dreary (1979) ... (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
 1978 Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1974 Los libros (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 Ficciones (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Rip Van Winkle (1973) ... (story)
 1972 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Short) (short story)
  Hora once (TV Series) (short story Legend of the Rose of the Alhambra - 1 episode, 1971) (short story - 1 episode, 1970)
- La rosa de la Alhambra (1971) ... (short story Legend of the Rose of the Alhambra)
- El diablo y Tomas Walker (1970) ... (short story)
 1971 Mauruv odkaz (TV Movie) (story)
 1970 Tales of Washington Irving (TV Movie) (stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle)
 1965 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Mr. Magoo's Rip Van Winkle (1965) ... (story)
 1959 Legend of the Moor's Legacy (Short) (Based on the novel 'Tales of the Alhambra' by)
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Rip Van Winkle (1958) ... (story)
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1958) ... (story)
 1955 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1955) ... (writer)
 1950 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Rip Van Winkle (1950) ... (story)
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (inspired by "Knickerbocker History of New York" - 1 episode)
- Knickerbocker Holiday (1950) ... (inspired by "Knickerbocker History of New York")
 1950 Cuentos de la Alhambra (stories, including 'The Handless Governor')
 1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
 1949 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Short) (story)
 1934 The Headless Horseman (Short) (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
 1922 The Headless Horseman (story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
 1921 Rip Van Winkle (story)
 1914/I Rip Van Winkle (story)
 1914 A Modern Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1914/II Rip Van Winkle (Short) (novel)
 1912 John Colter's Escape (Short) (poem "Astoria")
 1912/IV Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1912/I Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1912 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Short) (story)
 1912/III Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1910/II Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1908 Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1908 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Short) (story)
 1903/III Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1903/I Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1903/II Rip Van Winkle (Short) (story)
 1896 Awakening of Rip (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
 1896 Exit of Rip and the Dwarf (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
 1896 Rip's Toast (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
 1896 Rip's Toast to Hudson (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
 1896 Rip's Twenty Years' Sleep (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
 1896 Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
 1896 Rip Meeting the Dwarf (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
 1896 Rip Passing Over the Mountain (Short) (story "Rip Van Winkle" - uncredited)
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Story: "The Spectre Bridegroom" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Geoffrey Crayon
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Personal Quote:

Great minds have purposes; little minds have wishes. Little minds are subdued by misfortunes; great minds rise above them. See more »

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Born at 8:30pm-LMT See more »

Nickname:

"The First American Man of Letters"

Star Sign:

Aries

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