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P.D. James (1920–2014)


P.D. James was born on August 3, 1920 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Phyllis Dorothy James. She was a writer and producer, known for Children of Men (2006), Unnatural Causes (1993) and An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982). She was married to Ernest Connor Bantry White. She died on November 27, 2014 in Oxford. See full bio »

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 2013 Death Comes to Pemberley (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (novel)
 2006 Children of Men (novel "The Children of Men")
 2005 The Murder Room (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (novel)
 2003 Death in Holy Orders (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (novel)
  An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (TV Series) (characters - 3 episodes, 1998 - 2001) (novel "An Unsuitable Job For A Woman" - 1 episode, 1997)
- Playing God (2001) ... (characters)
- Living on Risk (1999) ... (characters)
- A Last Embrace (1998) ... (characters)
- Sacrifice (1997) ... (novel "An Unsuitable Job For A Woman")
 1998 A Certain Justice (TV Series) (novel)
 1997 Original Sin (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (novel)
 1995 A Mind to Murder (TV Movie) (novel)
 1993 Unnatural Causes (TV Movie) (novel)
 1991 Devices and Desires (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (novel)
 1988 A Taste for Death (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (novel)
 1985 The Black Tower (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (novel)
 1985 Cover Her Face (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (novel)
 1984 Shroud for a Nightingale (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (novel)
 1983 Death of an Expert Witness (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Original Sin," 1996 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

If our sex life were determined by our first youthful experiments, most of the world would be doomed to celibacy. In no area of human experience are human beings more convinced that something better can be had only if they persevere. See more »

Trivia:

In 1983 she was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E) by the Queen. See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of Crime

Star Sign:

Leo

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