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George Tabori (1914–2007)

George Tabori was born on May 24, 1914 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as György Tábori. He was a writer and actor, known for I Confess (1953), My Mother's Courage (1995) and Secret Ceremony (1968). He was married to Ursula Höpfner, Ursula Grützmacher-Tabori, Viveca Lindfors and Freund, Hannah. He died on July 23, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »


(age 93) in Berlin, Germany

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 2009 Mein Kampf (based on the play)
 1995 My Mother's Courage (story)
 1991 Mein Kampf (TV Movie) (play)
 1991 Othello, der Mohr von Venedig (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1981 Frohes Fest
 1972 Parades
 1970 Kannibalen (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Leo the Last (play)
 1968 Secret Ceremony (writer)
 1962 Sinners Go to Hell (screenplay)
 1960 The Emperor's Clothes (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Emperor's Clothes (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 The Journey (screenplay)
 1954 Chance Meeting (story)
 1954 Encounter (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Flight Into Egypt (1954) ... (play)
 1953 I Confess (screen play)
 1951 Thunder in the East (adaptation)
 1950 Crisis (story)
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Other Works:

A Kurt Weill Cabaret (1979). See more »

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Second son of Hungarian journalist Cornelius Tabori and his wife Elsa. While his father died in the concentration camp Auschwitz in 1944, his mother and his brother Paul managed to escape the Nazis. See more »


His works often use sharp wit and dark humor to explore the relationship between Germany and Jewish people.

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