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Franz Kafka (I) (1883–1924)

Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke his will and caused insecurity and guilt, that ... See full bio »

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(age 40) in Kierling, Austria

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 2014 The Castle (story) (post-production)
 2014 Der Bau (novella)
 2013 Die Verwandlung (Short) (based on the novella by)
 2013 Septième Promenade (Video short)
 2013 People in Places (short story)
 2012 A Common Confusion (Short) (story)
 2011 Before the Law (Short) (writer)
 2011 Schakale und Araber (Short) (short story "Schakale und Araber")
 2009 The Burrow (Short) (story)
 2008 Conversation with the Supplicant (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2008 Pratioci (Short) (story)
 2007 Kafuka: Inaka isha (Short) (short story "Ein Landarzt")
 2007 A Metamorfose (Short)
 2007 La metamorfosis (story)
 2006 The Man Who Waited (Short) (story "The Trial")
 2006 Nu devant un fantôme (Short) (novel)
 2006 In the Penal Colony (Short) (story)
 2005 Emancipación (texts)
 2004 Metamorfosis (Short)
 2004 The Hunger Artist (Short)
 2004 Human Body (Short) (short story "Ein Landarzt")
 2002 Prevrashchenie (novel "Die Verwandlung")
 2002 K (stories)
 2002 Ein Brudermord (Short) (original story)
 1999 Am Ende des Ganges (Short) (novel "Der Prozess")
 1999 Bratobójstwo (Short) (story)
 1999 A Common Confusion (Short) (writer)
 1998 The Sickroom (Short) (story)
 1997 The Castle (TV Movie) (novel "Das Schloß")
 1997 Metamorphosis: Beyond the Screen Door (Video) (based on the book by)
 1995 Nachtland (Short)
 1995 The Country Doctor (Short) (short story "Ein Landarzt")
 1994 Incarnace (novel)
 1994 Amerika (novel)
 1994 The Chamber Stork (Short) (short story)
 1994 The Death of Molière (Video)
 1994 Zamok (novel "Das Schloss")
 1993 Distracted Viewing Trough a Window (Short) (story)
 1993 The Trial (novel)
 1992 Rider on a Bucket (TV Short) (short story)
 1990 Tsikhe-Simagre (novel "Das Schloss")
 1989 Informe per a una acadèmia (TV Movie) (play)
 1987 Metamorphosis (TV Series) (novel)
 1986 Linna (novel "Das Schloss")
 1984 Le château (TV Movie) (novel "Das Schloss")
 1984 Class Relations (novel "Amerika")
 1983 Une villa aux environs de New York (TV Movie) (novel "L'Amérique")
 1983 La métamorphose (TV Movie) (short story)
 1983 Die Vorüberlaufenden (Short) (short story)
 1982 A Hunger Artist (story)
 1982 Levél apámhoz (TV Movie)
 1981 Ein Brudermord (Short) (story)
 1981 Fraticidio (Short) (story)
 1980 Ante la ley (Short) (story)
 1978 The Metamorphosis of Mr. Samsa (Short) (story)
 1978 Il processo (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 Bratrovrazda (Short) (short story)
 1977 Brosta sto nomo (Short) (story)
 1976 Redogörelse framlagd för en akademi (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 Metamorphosis (novella "Die Verwandlung")
 1975 Die Verwandlung (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 El teatro (TV Series) (novel "Das Schloß" - 1 episode)
- El castillo (1975) ... (novel "Das Schloß")
 1972 Plain-chant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 The Penal Colony (story)
 1970 The Great Wall of China (based on the stories by)
 1970 Tuomio (TV Movie) (short story)
 1969 Amerika oder der Verschollene (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969 Oikeusjuttu (TV Movie) (novel "Der Prozess")
 1968 The Castle (novel "Das Schloß")
 1967 Le Fratricide (Short) (short story)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Amerika (1966) ... (book)
 1965 De grafbewaker (Short) (story)
 1963 In der Strafkolonie (TV Movie) (short story)
 1962 The Trial (based on the novel by)
 1962 Das Schloß (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 Prosessen (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 Ein Bericht für eine Akademie (TV Movie) (novella)
 1953 K (Metamorphosis) (Short) (story)
 1950 Una confusión cotidiana (Short) (short story)
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Steven Berkoff and his play, "Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis," was performed at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Steven Berkoff, Linda Marlowe, Gary Olsen, Saskia Reeves, and Tim Roth in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die. See more »

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He is considered one of the most influential authors of the twentieth century. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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