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Christopher Isherwood (1904–1986)


Christopher Isherwood was born on August 26, 1904 in Cheshire, England as William Bradshaw Isherwood. He was a writer and actor, known for A Single Man (2009), Cabaret (1972) and The Loved One (1965). He died on January 4, 1986 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2011 Christopher and His Kind (TV Movie) (based on the book by)
 2009 A Single Man (novel)
 1995 Cabaret (Video) (stories "Goodbye to Berlin")
 1993 Cabaret (TV Movie) (based on the stories by)
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1972 Cabaret (stories)
 1965 The Loved One (screenplay)
 1961 First Person (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Wise Guy (1961) ... (short story)
 1956 Diane
 1956 MGM Parade (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1956) ... (archive footage)
 1955 I Am a Camera (book "Berlin Stories")
 1949 The Great Sinner (screenplay)
 1949 Adventure in Baltimore (original story)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1941 Rage in Heaven (screen play)
 1938 The Ascent of F6 (TV Movie)
 1934 Little Friend (dialogue) / (scenario)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Prater Violet" See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | See more »

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's no good explaining to people why one lives in Hollywood. They either understand or they don't.

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 133, pp. 277-285. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005. See more »

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