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Nigel Kneale (1922–2006)

Nigel Kneale was born on April 18, 1922 in Lancashire, England as Thomas Nigel Kneale. He was a writer and actor, known for Five Million Years to Earth (1967), Enemy from Space (1957) and The Woman in Black (1989). He was married to Judith Kerr. He died on October 29, 2006 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 84) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 2005 The Quatermass Experiment (TV Movie) (creator) / (screenplay)
 1997 Kavanagh QC (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ancient History (1997) ... (writer)
 1995 Sharpe's Gold (TV Movie) (written by)
 1991 Stanley and the Women (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (adaptation)
 1989 The Woman in Black (TV Movie)
 1987 Gentry
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ladies' Night (1986) ... (writer)
 1981 Kinvig (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- The Mystery of Netta (1981) ... (writer)
- The Humanoid Factor (1981) ... (writer)
- Where Are You Miss Griffin? (1981) ... (writer)
- The Big Benders (1981) ... (writer)
- Double, Double... (1981) ... (writer)
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- An Endangered Species (1979) ... (writer)
- What Lies Beneath (1979) ... (writer)
- Lovely Lightning (1979) ... (writer)
- Ringstone Round (1979) ... (writer)
 1979 The Quatermass Conclusion (writer)
 1978 Als Hitler das rosa Kaninchen stahl (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1978 Late Night Story (TV Series short) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Photograph (1978) ... (written by)
 1976 Beasts (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Dummy (1976) ... (writer)
- What Big Eyes (1976) ... (writer)
- Baby (1976) ... (writer)
- Buddyboy (1976) ... (writer)
- During Barty's Party (1976) ... (writer)
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Murrain (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Bedtime Stories (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 The Stone Tape (TV Movie)
 1971 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Chopper (1971) ... (writer)
 1969-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Wine of India (1970) ... (writer)
- Bam! Pow! Zapp! (1969) ... (writer)
 1965-1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Year of the Sex Olympics (1968) ... (writer)
- The World of George Orwell: 1984 (1965) ... (writer)
 1967 Five Million Years to Earth (original story) / (screenplay)
 1966 The Witches (screenplay)
 1964 First Men in the Moon (screenplay)
 1964 The Road (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Studio '64: The Crunch (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 First Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Road (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 Wuthering Heights (TV Movie)
 1962 Damn the Defiant! (screenplay)
 1960 The Entertainer (screenplay)
 1959 Wuthering Heights (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1959 Look Back in Anger (writer)
 1958-1959 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Hob (1959) ... (by)
- The Wild Hunt (1959) ... (by)
- The Enchanted (1959) ... (by)
- Imps and Demons (1959) ... (by)
- The Ghosts (1958) ... (by)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1957) (adaptation - 4 episodes, 1952 - 1953) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953 - 1955) (additional dialogue - 2 episodes, 1952 - 1956) (adapted as a television play by - 1 episode, 1954)
- Arrow to the Heart (II) (1956) ... (additional dialogue)
- The Moment of Truth (1955) ... (writer)
- The Creature (1955) ... (writer)
- Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954) ... (adapted as a television play by)
 1957 Mrs Wickens in the Fall (TV Movie)
 1957 The Abominable Snowman (story and screenplay)
 1957 Enemy from Space (screenplay) / (story)
  Quatermass II (TV Mini-Series) (by - 5 episodes, 1955) (written by - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Destroyers (1955) ... (by)
- The Frenzy (1955) ... (by)
- The Coming (1955) ... (by)
- The Food (1955) ... (by)
- The Mark (1955) ... (by)
 1955 The Quatermass Xperiment (television play)
 1954 Nineteen Eighty-Four (TV Movie) (adapted as a television play by)
 1953 The Quatermass Experiment (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- State of Emergency (1953) ... (writer)
- An Unidentified Species (1953) ... (writer)
- Believed to Be Suffering (1953) ... (writer)
- Very Special Knowledge (1953) ... (writer)
- Persons Reported Missing (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Curtain Down (1953) ... (adaptation)
 1953 The Commonplace Heart (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1953/I The Affair at Assino (TV Movie) (adaptation)
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Story: "The Creature" (filmed as The Abominable Snowman (1957)). See more »

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I had been to a science-fiction convention a few years ago and found it a fairly horrendous experience. It didn't seem to have very much to do with imagination, but a lot to do with exhibitionism--mainly by the fans--and it's not an experience I'm able to go along with and enjoy. I don't like large gatherings of people romping about, whether it's a football match or the Nuremberg Rally, they all ... See more »

Trivia:

He and wife Judith Kerr have a daughter (Tacy Kneale) and a son (Matthew Kneale). See more »

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