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Robert W. Service (1874–1958)


Robert W. Service was born on January 16, 1874 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Robert William Service. He was a writer and actor, known for Eureka (1983), The Shooting of Dan McGoo (1945) and The Way of the West (2011). He was married to Bourgoin, Germain. He died on September 11, 1958 in Lancieux, Côtes-d'Armor, France. See full bio »

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Known For

Eureka
Eureka Writer
(1983)
The Way of the West
(2011)
The Trail of '98
(1928)

Filmography

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 2013 My Inner Life (Short) (writer) (completed)
 2017 The Fantasmagori (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (poem)
 2011 The Way of the West (poetry "The Men That Don't Eat In", "Clancy of the Mounted Police", 'The Land of Beyond" - as Robert Service)
 2001 The Cremation of Sam McGee (Short) (as Robert Service)
 2000 The Midnight Sun (Short) (poem "The Cremation of Sam McGee")
 1996 The Spell of the Yukon (Short) (poems - as Robert Service)
 1990 The Cremation of Sam McGee (Short) (poem)
 1983 Eureka (verse from "Spell of the Yukon" by)
 1965 The Shooting of Dan McGrew (Short) (poem)
 1964 Murder Most Foul (writer: extract of the poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" - uncredited)
 1945 The Shooting of Dan McGoo (Short) (poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew")
 1939 Dangerous Dan McFoo (Short) (poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" - uncredited)
 1933 Clancy of the Mounted (based on a poem by)
 1928 The Trail of '98 (novel "The Trail of '98)
 1924 The Roughneck (novel)
 1920 The Law of the Yukon (poem)
 1916 The Spell of the Yukon (poem)
 1916 The Lure of Heart's Desire (poem "The Spell of the Yukon")
 1915 My Madonna (poem)
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Other Works:

Poem: "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" (filmed as The Shooting of Dan McGrew (1965), The Shooting of Dan McGoo (1945), Dangerous Dan McFoo (1939), The Shooting of Dan McGrew (1924), The Shooting of Dan McGrew (1915)) See more »

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Read his own obituary one morning in the London Times. He never bothered to correct the story because "they said such beautiful things about me". See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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