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Sax Rohmer (1883–1959)

Sax Rohmer was born on February 15, 1883 in Birmingham, England as Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward. He was a writer, known for The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980), The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) and The Face of Fu Manchu (1965). He was married to Rose Elizabeth Knox. He died on June 1, 1959 in St. Pancras, London, England. See full bio »

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 2003 Sumuru (characters)
 1987 Slave of Crime (novel)
 1969 Rio 70 (characters)
 1968 The Blood of Fu Manchu (novels)
 1967 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (characters)
 1967 The Million Eyes of Sumuru (character - uncredited)
 1966 The Brides of Fu Manchu (characters)
 1965 The Face of Fu Manchu (characters)
  The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series) (characters - 10 episodes, 1956) (based on the characters created by - 2 episodes, 1956) (character - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Assassins of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... (characters)
- The Satellites of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... (characters)
- The Master Plan of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... (characters)
- The Counterfeiters of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... (characters)
- The Death Ships of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... (based on the characters created by)
 1943 Drums of Fu Manchu (suggested by stories by)
 1940 Drums of Fu Manchu (book)
 1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu (from the story by)
 1931 Daughter of the Dragon (novel "Daughter of Fu Manchu")
 1924 Cragmire Tower (Short) (story)
 1924 Greywater Park (Short) (story)
 1924 Karamaneh (Short) (story)
 1924 The Cafe L'Egypte (Short) (story)
 1924 The Coughing Horror (Short) (story)
 1924 The Golden Pomegranates (Short) (story)
 1924 The Green Mist (Short) (story)
 1924 The Midnight Summons (Short) (story)
 1923 Aaron's Rod (Short) (story)
 1923 The Call of Siva (Short) (story)
 1923 The Clue of the Pigtail (Short) (story)
 1923 The Cry of the Nighthawk (Short) (story)
 1923 The Fiery Hand (Short) (story)
 1923 The Fungi Cellars (Short) (story)
 1923 The Man with the Limp (Short) (story)
 1923 The Miracle (Short) (story)
 1923 The Queen of Hearts (Short) (story)
 1923 The Sacred Order (Short) (story)
 1923 The Scented Envelopes (Short) (story)
 1923 The Shrine of the Seven Lamps (Short) (story)
 1923 The Silver Buddha (Short) (story)
 1923 The West Case (Short) (story)
 1923 The Knocking on the Door (Short) (story)
 1920 The Yellow Claw (novel)
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Novel: "Grey Face" See more »

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Imagine a person, tall and lean and feline, high-shouldered with a brow like Shakespeare and a face like Satan - a close-shaven skull, and long magnetic eyes of the true cat-green. Invest him with the all the cruel cunning of an entire Eastern race accumulated in one giant intellect, with all the resources of science past and present. Imagine that awful being and you will have a mental picture of... See more »


Working as a journalist, he gained knowledge about London's Chinatown district. This led to his writing stories about oriental characters such as Fu Manchu and Su-Maru. See more »

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