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Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)

Born in Walsall, Staffordshire, in 1859, son of an unsuccessful ironmonger. Raised in London, and educated at Marylebone Grammar School. Started work as railway clerk at fourteen, and later worked as schoolmaster, actor and journalist. Two volumes of humorous essays preceded "Three Men In A Boat" (1889), which saw immediate and enormous success. ... See full bio »

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 2003 Malvína (TV Movie) (novel)
 1979 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- El vecino del tercero interior (1979) ... (play)
 1979 Troe v lodke, ne schitaya sobaki (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 The Three Kisses (TV Movie) (novel "Malvina of Brittany")
 1976-1978 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Fanny et ses gens (1976) ... (play)
 1975 Three Men in a Boat (TV Movie) (novel)
 1971 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Picture (Short) (story)
 1961 Drei Mann in einem Boot (novel "Three Men in a Boat")
 1961 L'âme de Nicolas Snyders (TV Movie) (novel)
 1956 Three Men in a Boat (based on novel)
 1937 The Soul of Nicholas Snyders (TV Movie) (play)
 1933 Three Men in a Boat (novel)
 1921 All Roads Lead to Calvary (novel)
 1920 Three Men in a Boat (novel)
 1920 Miss Hobbs (play)
 1919 Strictly Confidential (play "Fanny and the Servant Problem")
 1915 Hanging a Picture (Short) (novel "Three Men in a Boat")
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Personal Details

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Stage Play: John Ingerfield. Drama (return engagement). See more »

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Personal Quote:

If you are foolish enough to be content, don't let on, but grumble with the rest. See more »


Jerome was an orphan at the age of fifteen. He started working as a railway clerk, and did spare-time acting and writing. He became a well-known playwright and novelist. See more »

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