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Ngaio Marsh (1895–1982)

Ngaio Marsh was born on April 23, 1895 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Edith Marsh. He was a writer, known for Opening Night (1977), Alleyn Mysteries (1990) and Colour Scheme (1977). He died on February 18, 1982 in Christchurch. See full bio »

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 1990-1994 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series) (novel - 9 episodes)
- Scales of Justice (1994) ... (novel)
- Dead Water (1994) ... (novel)
- Hand in Glove (1994) ... (novel)
- Death in a White Tie (1993) ... (novel)
- Death at the Bar (1993) ... (novel)
 1977 Opening Night (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 Colour Scheme (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 Vintage Murder (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Evil Liver (1975)
 1964-1968 Detective (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Artists in Crime (1968) ... (story)
- Death in Ecstacy (1964) ... (story)
 1951 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Night at the Vulcan (1951) ... (writer)
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 1960 The Mystery of Edwin Drood (TV Mini-Series)
- The Central Problem (1960) ... Herself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Final Curtain," 1947. See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Ngaio Marsh

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She was actually born on April 23, 1895, according to reliable reference sources; but her father gave her birth year as 1899, thus starting her life with a mystery; no wonder that she became one of the most popular mystery writers of the 20th century. Her mystery novels are intellectual and are influenced by S.S. Van Dine. See more »

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