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R.C. Sherriff (1896–1975)

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British dramatist and screenwriter. Began his career as an insurance clerk with the Sun Assurance Company in London. Had a hit with his first play "Journey's End", based on his own experiences as a captain in the East Surrey Regiment, fighting in the trenches during World War I. Employed after demobilisation in 1919 for several years as a claims ... See more trivia »

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 1988 Journey's End (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Journey's End (TV Movie)
 1980 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Miss Mabel (1980) ... (play)
 1976 Aces High (play "Journey's End")
 1963 The Long Sunset (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 The White Carnation (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Verräterische Spuren (TV Movie) (play "A Shred of Evidence")
 1961 Bridge mit Onkel Tom (TV Movie) (novel - as Robert Cedric Sherriff)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (play - 1 episode, 1960)
- Home at Seven (1961)
 1959 Cards with Uncle Tom (TV Movie)
 1959 Hemma klockan sju (TV Movie) (play "Home at Seven")
 1958 Hemma klockan sju (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Badger's Green (1958) ... (play)
 1958 Miss Mabel (TV Movie)
 1957 Home at Seven (TV Movie)
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The White Carnation (1956) ... (play)
 1956 Wo war David Preston? (TV Movie)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Home at Seven (1956) ... (story)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Miss Mabel (1956) ... (play)
 1955 Storm Over the Nile (screenplay - as R. C. Sherriff)
 1955 The Dam Busters (screenplay)
 1954 Journey's End (TV Movie) (play)
 1953 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (writer)
 1953 Badger's Green (TV Movie)
 1952 Murder on Monday (play - as R.C. Sheriff on U.S. prints)
 1951 No Highway in the Sky (screen play)
 1950 Trio
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Miss Mabel (1950) ... (play)
 1949 Miss Mabel (TV Movie) (play)
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- St. Helena (1949) ... (play)
 1949 Badger's Green (play)
 1948 Quartet (writer)
 1947 Odd Man Out (screenplay)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1942 Stand by for Action (original story)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1942 This Above All (screenplay)
 1941 They Met in Bombay (uncredited)
 1941 That Hamilton Woman (original screenplay)
 1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (screen play - as R.C. Sherriff)
 1939 The Four Feathers (screen play)
 1938 Badger's Green (TV Movie) (play)
 1937 Journey's End (TV Movie) (play)
 1937 The Road Back
 1936 Dracula's Daughter (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Windfall (play)
 1935 The Bride of Frankenstein (adaptation - uncredited)
 1934 Badger's Green (play)
 1933 The Invisible Man (screenplay)
 1932 The Old Dark House (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1931 Die andere Seite (play "Journey's End")
 1930 Journey's End (play)
 1919 The Toilers (writer)
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His play, "Journey's End", was performed at the Cambridge Theatre in England with James Maxwell, Peter Egan and Harry Landis. See more »

Alternate Names:

R. C. Sherriff | Robert Cedric Sherriff | R.C. Sheriff on U.S. prints

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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British dramatist and screenwriter. Began his career as an insurance clerk with the Sun Assurance Company in London. Had a hit with his first play "Journey's End", based on his own experiences as a captain in the East Surrey Regiment, fighting in the trenches during World War I. Employed after demobilisation in 1919 for several years as a claims adjuster, while writing part-time. Graduated with a... See more »

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