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Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)

Edmund Rostand was a prominent French playwright and poet. Rostand, who was born in Marseille on 1 April, 1868, the son of the distinguished economist Eugene Rostand (1843-1915), first achieved success in Paris at the age of twenty with his vaudeville sketch 'Le Gant Rouge". A collection of poems in 1890 entitled "Les Musardises", would also be ... See full bio »

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(age 50) in Paris, France

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 2012 Cyrano de Bergerac (based on drama by)
 1974-2008 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Cyrano de Bergerac (2008) ... (play)
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1974) ... (play)
 2008 Cyrano de Bergerac (homonymous novel)
 2007 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 2005 Cyrano de Bergerac (Video) (play)
 2000 Cyrano von Bergerac (TV Movie) (by)
 1990 Cyrano de Bergerac (play)
 1989 Sirano de Berzherak (play)
 1987 Roxanne (play "Cyrano de Bergerac")
 1986 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 1985 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Chantecler (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 L'île aux enfants (TV Series) (writer "Cyrano de Bergerac" - 1 episode)
- Casimir de Bergerac (1975) ... (writer "Cyrano de Bergerac")
 1974 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (play "Cyrano de Bergerac" - 1 episode)
- Cyrano (1974) ... (play "Cyrano de Bergerac")
 1972 Siranov dug (TV Movie) (characters)
 1971 Cyrano z Bergeracu (TV Movie) (play "Cyrano de Bergerac")
 1969 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1969) ... (play)
 1968 Die Romanticker (TV Movie) (play "Les Romantiques" - as Rostand)
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1968) ... (play)
 1967 Gantiadis mgosani (play "Chantecler")
 1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Mr. Magoo's Cyrano de Bergerac (1964) ... (novel)
 1964 The Fantasticks (TV Movie) (play "Les Romanesques")
 1963 Gran teatro (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 Cyrano De Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Aru kengo no shogai (play "Cyrano de Bergerac")
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1955) ... (writer)
 1953 Monodrama Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Roxanne and Cyrano (1953) ... (play)
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play "L'Aiglon" - 1 episode)
- L'Aiglon (1953) ... (play "L'Aiglon")
 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac (play)
  The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1949) (writer - 1 episode, 1949)
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1949) ... (play) / (writer)
 1946 Cyrano de Bergerac (play)
 1938 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie) (play)
 1931 Der Herzog von Reichstadt (play "L'Aiglon")
 1931 L'aiglon (play "L'Aiglon")
 1923 Cyrano de Bergerac (play "Cyrano de Bergerac")
 1913 L'aiglon (play)
 1912 Les aventures de Cyrano de Bergerac (Short) (play)
 1909 Cyrano de Bergerac (Short)
 1909 Cyrano de Bergerac (Short) (play)
 1900 Cyrano de Bergerac (Short) (play "Cyrano de Bergerac")
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Stage: His play, "Cyrano De Bergerac", was performed at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England, with Ralph Richardson (as "Cyrano"), Nicholas Hannen, Joyce Redman, Margaret Leighton, George Relph, Alec Guinness, Harry Andrews, Peter Copley, George Rose, Michael Turner, Oscar Quitak, Eric Pohlmann and Michael Warre in the ... See more »

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In his play, Cyrano de Bergerac, Rostand borrows the character of the Musketeer, D'Artagnan, the hero of Alexandre Dumas's novels The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years Later, and The Viscount of Bragelonne. This has led to even more cross-referencing in film adaptations. In fact, all four Musketeers have at various times been played by a veteran Cyrano. José Ferrer made a career out of playing ... See more »

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