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Benito Pérez Galdós (1843–1920)

Spanish novelist Benito Perez Galdos was born in Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, in 1843 to a wealthy family. He was sent to an English school in the Canary Islands, and later he studied law at the University of Madrid. Although he graduated with a law degree, the practice of law never interested him, and upon graduation he became involved in ... See full bio »


(age 76) in Madrid, Spain

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 1998 The Grandfather (novel)
 1988 Solicito marido para engañar (novel "Lo prohibido" - as Don Benito Perez Galdos)
 1977 Doña Perfecta (novel)
 1974 Torment (novel)
 1972 Marianela (novel)
 1972 La duda (novel "El abuelo")
 1970 Fortunata and Jacinta (novel)
 1970 Tristana (novel)
 1961 Viridiana (novel "Halma" - uncredited)
 1959 Nazarin (based on the novel by)
 1955 La mujer ajena (novel "Realidad")
 1955 Marianela (novel)
 1954 El abuelo (novel)
 1953 Misericordia (novel)
 1951 Doña Perfecta (novel)
 1950 La loca de la casa (novel)
 1945 Adultery (novel "El Abuelo")
 1941 Marianela (novel)
 1926 La loca de la casa (play)
 1925 El abuelo (novel)
 1918 Beauty in Chains (novel "Doña Perfecta")
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Novel: "Doña Perfecta" (filmed as Beauty in Chains (1918), Doña Perfecta (1951), Doña Perfecta (1977)). See more »

Alternate Names:

Benito Perez Galdos | Don Benito Perez Galdos | D. Benito Pérez Galdós

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