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Elfriede Jelinek

Elfriede Jelinek was born on October 20, 1946 in Mürzzuschlag, Styria, Austria. She is a writer and actress, known for The Piano Teacher (2001), Malina (1991) and Die Ausgesperrten (1982). She has been married to Gottfried Hüngsberg since June 12, 1974. See full bio »
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Known For

The Piano Teacher
Malina Writer
Die Ausgesperrten
Die Klavierspielerin


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 2007 Ulrike Maria Stuart (TV Movie) (by)
 2004 Das Werk (TV Movie)
 2001 The Piano Teacher (novel)
 1997 Die Klavierspielerin (Short) (novel)
 1997 Wolken.Heim (TV Movie) (play)
 1991 Malina
 1989 Die Affäre Rue de Lourcine (TV Movie) (play translation)
 1982 Die Ausgesperrten (TV Movie)
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 1982 Die Ausgesperrten (TV Movie)
Anna's Teacher
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 2013 Nestroy - Der Wiener Theaterpreis (TV Movie)
Herself - Winner: Author Best Play (voice)
 2007 Prater (Documentary)
Guest #1
 2004 Elfriede & Elfriede (Documentary)
 2002 Foreigners out! Schlingensiefs Container (Documentary)
 1992 Gomorron (TV Series)
Herself - Nobelpriset
- Harold Pinter/Nobelpriset ... Herself - Nobelpriset
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 2008 La mandrágora (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 June 2008 (2008) ... Herself
 2007 Hermes Phettberg, Elender (Documentary)
Herself - Schriftstellerin
 2004 Sendung ohne Namen (TV Series documentary)
 1999 Österreich - Unser Jahrhundert (TV Series documentary)
- Große Kunst im kleinen Land (1999) ... Herself

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Her most famous novels are "Die Lieberhaberinnen" (1975, "Woman As Lovers"), "Die Klavierspielerin" (1983, "The Piano Teacher"), "Lust" (1989, "Lust") and "Gier" (2000, "Greed"). See more »

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