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Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith was born on January 9, 1933 in Rhodesia as Wilbur Addison Smith. He is a writer, known for Gold (1974), Shout at the Devil (1976) and Dark of the Sun (1968). See full bio »

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Known For

Gold Writer
Shout at the Devil
Dark of the Sun
The Diamond Hunters


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 2001 The Diamond Hunters (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (novel)
 1999 The Seventh Scroll (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1999) ... (writer)
- Part 1 (1999) ... (writer)
 1994 Wild Justice (TV Movie) (novel)
 1991 Burning Shore (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 Shout at the Devil (book "Shout at the Devil") / (screenplay)
 1975 The Kingfisher Caper (novel - uncredited)
 1974 Gold (novel "Gold Mine") / (screenplay)
 1972 The Last Lion (screenplay)
 1968 Dark of the Sun (novel "The Dark of the Sun" - as Wilbur A. Smith)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 2013 The Crime Thriller Club (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Himself
 2011 Breakfast (TV Series)
Himself - Author
- Episode dated 1 April 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Author
 2007 Na plovárne (TV Series)
- Episode dated 29 June 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2004 Breakfast with Frost (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 May 2004 (2004) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Shout At the Devil" (1968) See more »

Alternate Names:

Wilbur A. Smith

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Personal Quote:

What I like about writing is the sense of godlike power it gives you. You can take up lives and squander them, you can fight battles, you can commit gang rapes - and you haven't hurt anybody. See more »


A bestselling author of adventure fiction, Smith became a full-time writer in 1964. Later, he would finance expeditions in Africa and Alaska. See more »

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