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Simon Schama


Simon Schama was born on February 13, 1945 in London, England as Simon Michael Schama. He is a writer and producer, known for A History of Britain (2000), Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006) and The American Future: A History (2008). He is married to Virginia E. Papaioannou. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2013 The Story of the Jews (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Return (2013)
- Over the Rainbow (2013)
- A Leap of Faith (2013)
- Among Believers (2013)
- The Beginning (2013)
 2012 Simon Schama's Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Hollow Crowns (2012)
- This England (2012)
 2009 Simon Schama's John Donne (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2008 The American Future: A History (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 4 episodes)
- What Is an American? (2008) ... (written by)
- American Fervour (2008) ... (written by)
- American War (2008) ... (written by)
- American Plenty (2008) ... (written by)
 2007 Rough Crossings (TV Movie)
  Simon Schama's Power of Art (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes, 2006) (writer - 2 episodes, 2006)
- Rothko (2006)
- Picasso (2006)
- Van Gogh (2006) ... (writer)
- Turner (2006) ... (writer)
- David (2006)
 2003 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Murder at Harvard (2003) ... (writer)
  A History of Britain (TV Mini-Series documentary) (6 episodes, 2000 - 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- The Two Winstons (2002)
- The Wrong Empire (2001)
- The British Wars (2001)
- Nations (2000) ... (writer)
 1992 Rembrandt the Public Eye and the Private Gaze (TV Series) (narrative script - 2 episodes)
- The Private Gaze (1992) ... (narrative script)
- The Public Eye (1992) ... (narrative script)
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Other Works:

Author of the book, "Scribble, Scribble." See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Professor Simon Schama
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Personal Quote:

[on the subject of American religion the Atlantic feels at its widest] partly because we've come such a long way from Victorian piety... The notion that religion can actually be something... attached to progressivism seems so bizarre. But all you have to say is that Abolition wouldn't have happened without it. The way in which African Americans managed to achieve a degree of self-determination ... See more »

Trivia:

A professor, writer, and art historian in Briarcliff Manor, New York. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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