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Herman Melville (1819–1891)

American poet and novelist, whose best-known work, "Moby Dick" (1851), became basis for several films. See full bio »

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 2013 Moby-Dick (based on: novel "Moby Dick; or, The Whale")
 2011 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 2011 Age of the Dragons (novel)
 2010 2010: Moby Dick (Video) (story)
 2010 Bartleby le scribe (TV Movie) (based on the play by)
 2010 Bartleby - Geschichte der Wall Street (TV Movie) (story "Bartleby the Scrivener")
 2005 Moby Dick and the Secret of Mu (TV Series) (novel)
 2004 Capitaine Achab (Short) (novel "Moby Dick")
 2003 Partanen (TV Movie) (story "Bartleby the Scrivener")
 2001 Bartleby (story "Bartleby the Scrivener")
 2000 Moby Dick (Short) (novel "Moby Dick")
 1999 Beau Travail (story "Billy Budd, Sailor")
 1999 Pola X (novel "Pierre, or, the Ambiguities")
 1999 War is Kind: Poetry of the Civil War (Video) (poetry written by)
 1998 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (novel)
 1998 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 ... (novel)
 1998 History's Mysteries (TV Series) (excerpt - 1 episode)
 1996 The Adventures of Moby Dick (Video) (novel)
 1993 Bartleby ou Les hommes au rebut (Short) (story "Bartleby the Scrivener")
 1988 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 Ghostbusters (TV Series) (characters: Moby-Dick and Captain Ahab - 1 episode)
- The White Whale (1986) ... (characters: Moby-Dick and Captain Ahab - uncredited)
 1978 Moby Dick (writer)
 1977 Moby-Dick (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 Bartleby the Scrivener (TV Movie) (original story)
 1976 Bartleby (short story)
 1974 Los libros (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Hora once (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Billy Budd (1972) ... (novel)
 1970/II Bartleby (story "Bartleby, the Scrivener; A Story of Wall-street")
 1970/I Bartleby (Short) (novel)
 1970 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Moby Tick (1970) ... (characters)
 1969 Benito Cereno (short story)
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Benito Cereno (1967) ... (story)
 1966 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (from the story by)
 1965 Enchanted Isles (story "The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles")
 1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Mr. Magoo's Moby Dick (1964) ... (novel)
 1964 Le théâtre de la jeunesse (TV Series) (novel "Israël Potter" - 1 episode)
- Le matelot de nulle part (1964) ... (novel "Israël Potter")
 1963 Bartleby (TV Movie)
 1962 Billy Budd (from the novel: "Billy Budd Foretopman")
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Billy Budd (1959) ... (novel)
 1958 Enchanted Island (novel "Typee")
 1957 Bartleby l'écrivain (TV Movie) (short story)
 1957 Zwischen Himmel und Meer (TV Movie) (novel "Benito Cereno")
 1956 Moby Dick (novel "Moby-Dick; or, The Whale")
 1955 Moby Dick Rehearsed (TV Movie) (novel "Moby-Dick; or, The Whale")
 1955 Encounter (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Billy Budd (1955) ... (novel)
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Billy Budd (1955) ... (novel)
 1954 Moby Dick (TV Movie) (novel)
  Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story "A Tale of the Enchanted Isles" - 1 episode, 1953) (story - 1 episode, 1953)
- Turtle Island (1953) ... (story "A Tale of the Enchanted Isles")
- The Strange Mr. Bartleby (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Billy Budd (1952) ... (novel)
 1949 Omoo-Omoo the Shark God (novel "Omoo")
 1935 Last of the Pagans (book "Typee" - uncredited)
 1931 Dämon des Meeres (novel "Moby-Dick; or, The Whale")
 1930 Moby Dick (by)
 1926 The Sea Beast (novel "Moby-Dick; or, The Whale")
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1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope. See more »

Trivia:

Ancestor of musician Richard Melville Hall who records under the name Moby after his novel 'Moby Dick'. See more »

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Leo

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