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William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)

Trivia:

The comedian Al Murray is his great-great-great-great grandson.

Died:

(age 52) in London, England, UK

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 2004 Vanity Fair (novel)
 1998 Vanity Fair (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (novel)
 1987 Vanity Fair (TV Series) (novel - 16 episodes)
- Old Acquaintance (1987) ... (novel)
- Our Friend the Major (1987) ... (novel)
- After the Battle (1987) ... (novel)
- A Vulgar Incident (1987) ... (novel)
- The Very Best of Company (1987) ... (novel)
 1987 Pierscien i róza (novel)
 1979 The Rose and the Ring (Short) (novel)
 1975 Barry Lyndon (novel "The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.")
 1975 Jackanory (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Rose and the Ring (1975) ... (novel)
 1973 Novela (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- La feria de las vanidades (1973) ... (novel)
 1971 Ruze a prsten (TV Movie) (novel "The Rose and the Ring")
 1967 Vanity Fair (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Vanitas Vanitatum (1967) ... (novel)
- The Wicked Nobleman (1967) ... (novel)
- The Celebrated Battle Scene (1967) ... (novel)
- The Dragoon (1967) ... (novel)
- The Famous Little Becky Puppet (1967) ... (novel)
 1967 La fiera delle vanità (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Vanity Fair" - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.5 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
 1962 De broodwinning van Frederic Altamont (TV Movie) (novel "Pendennis")
 1961 Vanity Fair (TV Series) (author)
 1956-1957 Vanity Fair (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (novel)
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bedford House Conspiracy (1954) ... (story)
 1953 The Rose and the Ring (TV Mini-Series) (story)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Rose and the Ring (1952) ... (story)
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Vanity Fair (1950) ... (novel)
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Becky Sharp (1949) ... (novel)
 1935 Becky Sharp (novel "Vanity Fair" - as Thackeray)
 1932 Vanity Fair (novel "Vanity Fair")
 1923 Vanity Fair (novel)
 1922 Tense Moments with Great Authors (novel - segment "Vanity Fair")
 1922 Vanity Fair (Short) (novel)
 1916 Pendennis (novel)
 1915 Vanity Fair (novel)
 1911 Vanity Fair (Short) (novel)
 1911 George Warrington's Escape (Short) (story "The Virginians")
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Vanity Fair", produced on Broadway. Written by Robert Hichens and Cosmo Gordon Lennox. New Theatre: 7 Jan 1911-unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Lee Baker, Albert Bruning, Rose Coghlan, Edwin Cushman, Pedro de Cordoba, Frank Gilmore, Ferdinand Gottschalk, Ben Johnson, Gail Kane, Elsie ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thackeray
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Personal Quote:

Remember: It is as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.

Trivia:

The comedian Al Murray is his great-great-great-great grandson.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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