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Manuel Vázquez Montalbán (1939–2003)

Manuel Vázquez Montalbán was born on July 27, 1939 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He was a writer, known for The Galíndez File (2003), El pianista (1998) and The Greek Labyrinth (1993). He was married to Anna Sallés. He died on October 18, 2003 in Bangkok, Thailand. See full bio »


(age 64) in Bangkok, Thailand

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 2007 Un passeig per la cultura catalana (TV Movie) (excerpts)
 1999-2004 Pepe Carvalho (TV Series) (novel - 9 episodes)
- Le prix (2004) ... (novel)
- La rose d'Alexandrie (2004) ... (novel)
- Les mers du sud (2004) ... (novel)
- Tal como éramos (1999) ... (novel)
- Alla ricerca di Sheherazade (1999) ... (novel)
 2003 The Galíndez File (novel "Galíndez")
 1998 El pianista (novel)
 1993 The Greek Labyrinth (story)
 1993 Flor de nit (TV Movie) (play)
 1993 Olímpicament mort (TV Movie)
 1992 Los mares del sur (novel)
 1986 El sur también existe (TV Movie)
 1986 Pepe Carvalho (TV Series) (original stories - 8 episodes)
- Pigmalión (1986) ... (original stories - as M. Vazquez Montalban)
- Recién casados (1986) ... (as M. Vazquez Montalban) / (original stories - as M. Vazquez Montalban)
- La curva de la muerte (1986) ... (as M. Vazquez Montalban) / (original stories - as M. Vazquez Montalban)
- El caso de la gogo-girl (1986) ... (as M. Vazquez Montalban) / (original stories - as M. Vazquez Montalban)
- El mar, un cristal opaco (1986) ... (as M. Vazquez Montalban) / (original stories - as M. Vazquez Montalban)
 1978 Tatuaje
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Personal Details

Other Works:

El delantero centro fue asesinado al atardecer. 1988. See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. Vazquez Montalban | Vázquez Montalbán

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Catalan patriot, enthusiastic supporter of Barcelona football club, best-selling crimewriter (he was translated into 20 languages), poet and journalist, Vázquez was also a thorn in the side of the Franco regime. Through ingenuity, and probably protected by his popularity, he managed to avoid a gaol sentence of more than three years (he served 18 months). See more »

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