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Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980)

Jean-Paul Charles-Aymard Sartre was born on June 21, 1905, in Paris, France. His father, Jean-Baptiste Sartre, was an officer in the French Navy. His mother, Anne-Marie Schweitzer, was the cousin of Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Sartre was one year old when his father died. He was raised in Meudon, at the home of his tough ... See full bio »


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 2014/II No Exit (play)
 2010 Erostratus (Video) (based on short story by)
 2010 Film socialisme (additional material - as J.-P. Sartre)
 2010/I No Exit (Short)
 2009 Muri (Short) (novel)
 2006 Des Mots (Short)
 2005 No Exit (Short) (adaptation)
 2005 Huis clos (TV Movie) (play)
 2003 No Exit (Short) (play)
 1999 Schmutzige Hände (TV Movie) (play)
 1997 Die Wand (Short)
 1994 Intimité (short story)
 1990 Kedeli (short story "Le Mur")
 1989 Likaiset kädet (TV Movie) (play "Les mains sales")
 1988 Kean (TV Movie) (play)
 1986 Chameleono zaidimai (TV Mini-Series)
 1985 Vicious Circle (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Stängda dörrar (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 For lukte dører (TV Movie)
 1978 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Kean (1978) ... (play)
 1978 Le mani sporche (TV Series) (play - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (play)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (play)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (play)
 1978 Die Eingeschlossenen (TV Movie) (play "Les séquestrés d'Altona")
 1978 Erostrato (Documentary short) (story)
 1974 La p... respectueuse (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Trójai nök (TV Movie)
 1970 Roads to Freedom (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- The Defeated: Part 4 (1970) ... (novel)
- The Defeated: Part 3 (1970) ... (novel)
- The Defeated: Part 2 (1970) ... (novel)
- The Defeated: Part 1 (1970) ... (novel)
- The Reprieve: Part 3 (1970) ... (novel)
 1970 Værelset (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Teatterituokio (TV Series) (play "La Putain respectueuse" - 1 episode)
- Kunnioittava portto (1970) ... (play "La Putain respectueuse")
 1968 Prljave ruke (TV Movie)
 1968 Schmutzige Hände (TV Movie) (play "Les mains sales")
 1967 Der Teufel und der liebe Gott (TV Movie) (play "Le diable et le bon dieu")
 1967 The Wall (dialogue) / (short stories)
 1966 Die Troerinnen (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1966 Geschlossene Gesellschaft (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Die Fliegen (TV Movie) (play "Les mouches")
 1965 Huis clos (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Die ehrbare Dame (TV Movie) (play "La putain respectueuse")
 1964 La chambre (TV Movie) (short story)
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- In Camera (1964) ... (play)
 1964 Tote ohne Begräbnis (TV Movie) (play "Les morts sans sépulture")
  Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode, 1957) (play - 1 episode, 1964)
- A... Respeitosa (1964) ... (play)
 1964 Teletale (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (short story)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play "La Putain respectueuse" - 1 episode)
- The Respectful Prostitute (1964) ... (play "La Putain respectueuse")
 1963 Kean (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1963 Smutsiga händer (TV Movie)
  TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (novel - 1 episode, 1963)
- Entre Quatro Paredes (1963) ... (novel)
 1962 Freud (uncredited)
 1962 The Condemned of Altona (play "Les sequestres d'Altona")
 1962 Sinners Go to Hell (play)
 1961 Den anstendige skjøgen (TV Movie) (based on play)
  Play of the Week (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1961) (play - 1 episode, 1959)
- No Exit/The Indifferent Lover (1961) ... (story)
- Crime of Passion (1959) ... (play)
 1961 For lukte dører (TV Movie) (based on play)
 1960/II Den respektfulla skökan (TV Movie)
 1960/I Den respektfulla skökan (TV Movie)
 1959 Crime Passionel (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Lukkede døre (TV Movie) (play "Huis clos" - as Jean Paul Sartre)
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Crime Passionnel (1959) ... (play)
 1959 Stängda dörrar (TV Movie) (play "Huis clos")
 1959 Geschlossene Gesellschaft (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Erostratus (Short) (story)
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Nekrassov (1957) ... (play)
 1957 The Crucible
 1957 Kean: Genius or Scoundrel (story)
 1956 Nekrassow (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Schmutzige Hände (TV Movie) (play "Les mains sales")
 1955 Die falschen Nasen (TV Movie)
 1954 No Exit (play)
 1953 The Proud and the Beautiful (story "Typhus")
 1952 The Respectful Whore (dialogue) / (play)
 1951 Dirty Hands (dialogue) / (play)
 1949 Crime Passionel (TV Movie) (play "Les Mains sales")
 1947 Les jeux sont faits (dialogue) / (original scenario)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Search for a Method," translated from the French and with an Introduction by Hazel E. Barnes. New York: Vintage Books. See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

J.-P. Sartre | Jean Paul Sartre


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Life begins on the other side of despair. See more »


Was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964 but he turned it down. See more »

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