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Roland Topor (1938–1997)

Roland Topor (1938-1997) was a French illustrator, painter, writer and filmmaker. In 1962 he created the Panic Movement (mouvement panique), together with Alejandro Jodorowsky and Fernando Arrabal. Topor wrote the novel "The Tenant" (1964), which was filmed by Roman Polanski as The Tenant (1976) (a remake of the film, Le nouveau locataire (2013), ... See full bio »


(age 59) in Paris, France

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 2013 Le nouveau locataire (novel)
 2005 L'hiver sous la table (Video) (play)
 2000 La dame pipi (Short) (short story "Journal in time")
 1998 Le bon coin (Short) (short story "Four roses for Lucienne")
 1989 Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (writer)
 1989 Marquis (written by)
 1984 Batailles (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Le spectacle (Short) (writer)
 1982 Merci Bernard (TV Series)
 1982 Téléchat (TV Series) (creator)
 1979 The Hamburg Syndrome (writer)
 1976 The Tenant (novel)
 1973 Fantastic Planet (adaptation, scenario and dialogue)
 1967 Dim Dam Dom (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Le lapin de Noël (1967) ... (story)
 1966 The Snails (Short)
 1965 Dead Times (Short)
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Father of painter, singer, set decorator and actor Nicolas Topor.

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