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Mark Twain (1835–1910)


Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri in 1835, grew up in Hannibal. He was a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Throughout his career, Twain served as a writer, lecturer, reporter, editor, printer, and prospector. Twain took his pen name from an alert cry used on his steamboat - "by the mark, twain". See full bio »

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 2014 Mark Twain's the Captain's Story (Short) (original story)
 2013 Mark Twain's Bad Boy Without Grief (Short) (story "The Story of the Bad Little Boy Who Didn't Come to Grief")
 2013 Sunday at the Reissmans' (Short) (essay excerpt "Concerning the Jews" - uncredited)
 2012 Zephyr (Short)
 2012 Tom und Hacke (novel)
 2011 Tom Sawyer (novel)
 2007 The War Prayer (Short) (short story)
 2005 Jump (Documentary) (inspiration)
 2004 Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (Video) (novel "The Prince and the Pauper" - uncredited)
 2002 Roughing It (TV Movie) (book)
 2001 Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer (Video) (book)
 2000 Tom Sawyer (Video) (book "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 2000 The Million Dollar Kid (story "The $30,000 Bequest")
 2000 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Movie) (book)
 1999 The Prince and the Surfer (book "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1999 Arthur's Quest (TV Movie) (book - uncredited)
 1998 Ava's Magical Adventure (novel)
 1998 A Knight in Camelot (TV Movie) (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1996 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1996) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1996) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... (novel)
 1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series) (book "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - 1 episode)
- Work (1996) ... (book "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - uncredited)
 1996 The Prince and the Pauper (Video) (novel)
 1995 Tom and Huck (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1995 Charlie's Ghost Story (story)
 1994 A Million to Juan (story "The Million Pound Bank Note")
 1994 Huck and the King of Hearts (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1991 An American Summer (novel - uncredited)
 1990 The Prince and the Pauper (Short) (novel)
 1990 Radostny zivot posmrtny (TV Movie) (short story)
 1989 Filip Traum (TV Movie) (story "The Mysterious Stranger")
 1989 Khronika Satany mladshego (story "The Mysterious Stranger")
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 1984 - 1986) (stories - 1 episode, 1989) (story - 1 episode, 1987)
- The Diaries of Adam and Eve (1989) ... (stories)
- The Innocents Abroad (1987) ... (story)
- Pudd'nhead Wilson (1984) ... (novel)
 1988 Jake's Journey (TV Movie) (novel "A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court")
 1988 Novye priklyucheniya yanki pri dvore korolya Artura (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1988 The Chase on Tom Sawyer's Island (Video Game) (characters)
  ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1981)
 1985 The Adventures of Mark Twain (segment "The Jumping Frog of Calavaras County, " "The Diary of Adam and Eve, " "Captain Stormfield's Diary, " "The Mysterious Stranger")
 1984 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) (novel)
 1983 Sawyer and Finn (TV Movie) (characters from novels)
 1980-1983 Great Performances (TV Series) (book - 2 episodes)
- The Innocents Abroad (1983) ... (book)
- Life on the Mississippi (1980) ... (book)
 1982 The Mysterious Stranger (TV Movie) (story)
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1962) (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" - 2 episodes, 1982)
- The Spaceman and King Arthur: Part 2 (1982) ... (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
- The Spaceman and King Arthur: Part 1 (1982) ... (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1981 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) (novel)
 1981 The Private History of a Campaign That Failed (TV Movie) (story "The War Prayer")
 1981 Priklyucheniya Toma Soyera i Geklberri Finna (TV Movie) (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1980 Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (TV Series) (novel - 26 episodes)
- The Whole Truth (1980) ... (novel)
- The Rescue (1980) ... (novel)
- Huck Sawyer-Tom Finn (1980) ... (novel)
- Jim Disappears (1980) ... (novel)
- Where Art Thou, Romeo? (1980) ... (novel)
 1980 The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (TV Short) (story)
 1980 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (TV Series) (story)
 1979 Unidentified Flying Oddball (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1978 Once Upon a Classic (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1978 Bugs Bunny in King Arthur's Court (TV Short) (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1977 The Prince and the Pauper (novel)
 1976 Elävä vai kuollut (TV Movie) (short story "Is He Living or Is He Dead?")
 1976 Gentlemen, Boys (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1976 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (novel)
 1976 Salaperäinen vieras (TV Short) (short story "A Mysterious Visit")
 1975 Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1974 Huckleberry Finn (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1973 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1973 Tom Sawyer (TV Movie) (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1973 Tom Sawyer (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1973 Festival of Family Classics (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Tom Sawyer (1973) ... (book)
 1972 Prints i nishchiy (TV Movie) (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1972 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 O Príncipe E o Mendigo (TV Series) (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1971 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Movie) (novel)
  Novela (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1966 - 1971) (novel - 3 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (novella - 1 episode, 1965)
- Tom Sawyer, detective (1966) ... (novel)
- El príncipe y el mendigo (1966) ... (novel)
- Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer (1965) ... (novel)
 1970 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (TV Movie) (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1969 Aventuras de Huck (TV Series) (story)
 1968 Les aventures de Tom Sawyer (TV Mini-Series) (novels "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1968 Moartea lui Joe Indianul (novels "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1968 The £1,000,000 Bank Note (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1967 Czlowiek, który zdemoralizowal Hadleyburg (TV Short) (story "The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg")
 1967 They Are Not Oranges, They Are Horses (story "Alive or Dead?")
 1967 Mark Twain Tonight! (TV Movie) (writings - uncredited)
 1967 Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) (novel)
 1966 Prinz und Betteljunge (TV Movie) (novel)
 1964 Un español en la corte del rey Arturo (novel "A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court")
 1964 Ukkonen (TV Movie) (short story "Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning")
 1963 Kobna plocica (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 O Príncipe E o Mendigo (TV Series) (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1963 Aysecik the Poor Princess (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1963 A lóvátett város (TV Movie) (novel - The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg)
 1962 Le théâtre de la jeunesse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Un pari de milliardaire (1962) ... (novel)
  Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1960) (characters - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Prince and the Pauper (1960) ... (novel)
- Tom and Huck (1960) ... (characters)
 1960 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (TV Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Lost and Found (1960) ... (novel)
- Buried Treasure (1960) ... (novel)
- Noble Tom (1960) ... (novel)
- Gone But Not Forgotten (1960) ... (novel)
- The Saving of Muff Potter (1960) ... (novel)
 1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (novel "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" - 1 episode)
- Tennessee Ernie Ford Meets King Arthur (1960) ... (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1960 Mel-O-Toons (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Tom Sawyer (1960) ... (book - uncredited)
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series) (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" - 1 episode)
- The Ballad of Huckleberry Finn, Part 1 (1960) ... (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1959 O Príncipe e o Pobre (TV Series) (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1959 O Roubo do Elefante Branco (TV Movie) (novel)
 1958 Aventuras de Tom Sawyer (TV Series) (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1957) ... (novel)
  The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1957) (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1957) ... (story)
- Tom Sawyer (1956) ... (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
  The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Prince and the Pauper (1957) ... (novel) / (story)
 1955 Climax! (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1955) ... (novel)
 1955 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) (story)
 1955 A Connecticut Yankee (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1955 Die Galerie der großen Detektive (TV Series) (novel "Pudd'nhead Wilson" - 1 episode)
- David Wilson sammelt Spuren (1955) ... (novel "Pudd'nhead Wilson")
 1954 Light's Diamond Jubilee (TV Movie documentary) (story)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" - 1 episode)
- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1954) ... (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series) (adapted from his novel "Tom Sawyer" - 1 episode)
- A Little Child Shall Lead Them (1954) ... (adapted from his novel "Tom Sawyer")
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dividing Line (1954) ... (story)
 1954 Man with a Million (story)
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1952) ... (novel - as Samuel Clemens)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - 1 episode)
- Tom Sawyer, the Glorious Whitewasher (1952) ... (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Million Pound Bank Note (1949) ... (short story)
 1949 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (novel "A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court")
 1948 Best Man Wins (story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County")
 1942 The Prince and the Pauper (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective (novel)
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (the beloved classic by)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1936 Tom Sawyer (novel)
 1931 Huckleberry Finn (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1931 A Connecticut Yankee (novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court")
 1930 Tom Sawyer (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1920 The Prince and the Pauper (novel "The Prince and the Pauper")
 1920 Huckleberry Finn (novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn")
 1918 Huck and Tom (novels "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Huckleberry Finn")
 1917 Tom Sawyer (novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer")
 1916 Pudd'nhead Wilson (novel)
 1915 The Prince and the Pauper (novel)
 1911 Science (Short) (story "A Dog's Tale")
 1909 The Prince and the Pauper (Short) (novel)
 1907 Tom Sawyer
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 21 Print Biographies | 21 Portrayals | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Samuel Clemens
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Personal Quote:

I've never let my schooling interfere with my education. See more »

Trivia:

A complete bibliography of his works is virtually impossible because he was published far and wide, often in obscure newspapers. New examples of his writing have been discovered as recently as 1995. See more »

Trademark:

White suit See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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