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Alan Sillitoe (1928–2010)

Alan Sillitoe was born on March 4, 1928 in Nottingham, England. He was a writer, known for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) and Counterpoint (1967). He was married to Ruth Fainlight. He died on April 25, 2010 in Charing Cross, London, England. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1977 Premiere (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Pit Strike (1977) ... (novel)
 1967 Counterpoint (novel "The General")
 1962 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (screenplay) / (short story)
 1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2007 Burn Hollywood Burn (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Rachel Roberts (2007) ... Himself
 2007 British Film Forever (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
 2005 The Third Programme: High Culture for All (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2004 X-Rated (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- The Films That Shocked Britain (2004) ... Himself
 2002 Cast & Crew (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (2002) ... Himself
 1993 Hollywood U.K. (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Contributor
- Northern Lights (1993) ... Himself - Contributor
- A Very British Picture (1993) ... Himself - Contributor
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Other Works:

Novel: Leonard's War (1991) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »
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He left school at age 14 to work in a bicycle factory. Four years later, he joined the RAF, and became a wireless operator in Malaya. He contracted TB and spent many months in hospital, where he began writing. See more »

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