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Edgar Wallace (1875–1932)

Edgar Wallace was born on April 1, 1875 in Greenwich, London, England as Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace. He was a writer and director, known for King Kong (2005), King Kong (1933) and King Kong (1976). He was married to Ethel Violet King and Ivy Maude Caldecott. He died on February 10, 1932 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2015 Le mystère des jonquilles (novel "The Daffodil Mystery") (post-production)
  Triple WixXx (characters) (announced)
 2007 Neues vom Wixxer (characters)
 2005 King Kong (based on a story by)
 2005 Kong: King of Atlantis (Video) (character idea - uncredited)
 2004 Der Wixxer (characters)
 2002 Edgar Wallace - Whiteface (TV Movie)
 2001 Kong: The Animated Series (TV Series) (main characters - 2000)
 2000 Kong (character idea)
 1999 Theater: Der Hexer (TV Movie) (novel and play)
 1998 The Mighty Kong (Video) (screen story "King Kong" - uncredited)
 1996 Der Blinde (TV Movie) (novel)
 1996 Das Karussell des Todes (TV Movie) (novel)
 1996 Die Katze von Kensington (TV Movie) (story)
 1992 The Mixer (TV Series) (novel - 12 episodes)
- The Mixer and the Eiffel Tower (1992) ... (novel)
- The Mixer's Masterpiece ... (novel)
 1987 Rùzový Hubert (TV Movie) (novel "The Black Abbot")
 1987 The Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (story - Italian version)
 1986 King Kong Lives (character)
 1986 Das Geheimnis von Lismore Castle (TV Movie) (novel "The Man Who Changed His Name")
 1983 The Case of the Frightened Lady (TV Movie) (play and novel "The Case of the Frightened Lady")
 1983 Blood on My Shoes (writer)
 1983 Voces de muerte (play)
 1979 Il Camaleonte (TV Movie) (novel "The Gaunt Stranger" and play "The Ringer")
 1976-1978 The Feathered Serpent (TV Series) (novel - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1978) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #2.5 (1978) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #2.4 (1978) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #2.3 (1978) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #2.2 (1978) ... (novel - uncredited)
 1976 King Kong (idea)
 1974 Night of the Assassins (uncredited)
 1972 What Have You Done to Solange? (novel "The Clue of the New Pin": in italian version - uncredited in italian version, uncredited)
 1972 Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (story: in italian version - uncredited in italian version, uncredited)
 1971 Il laccio rosso (TV Movie) (novel)
 1971 The Bloodstained Butterfly (uncredited)
 1969-1971 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series) (short stories - 13 episodes)
- The Treasure House (1971) ... (short stories)
- Find the Lady (1971) ... (short stories)
- The Fatal Engagement (1971) ... (short stories)
- The Willing Victim (1971) ... (short stories)
- Death of an Angel (1971) ... (short stories)
 1971 Angels of Terror (novel "The Angel of Terror")
 1971 Der Teufel kam aus Akasava (story "The Akasava")
 1969 Double Face (novel "The Face in the Night")
 1969 Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (story)
 1968 Gorilla Gang (novel "The Dark Eyes of London")
 1968 The Zombie Walks (writer)
 1967 L'oro di Londra (story)
 1967 The College Girl Murders (novel "The Terror")
 1967 Five Golden Dragons (story "Sanders": in German version - uncredited in German version, uncredited)
 1967 Creature with the Blue Hand (novel "The Blue Hand")
 1966 The Trygon Factor (novel "Kate Plus Ten")
 1966 The Hunchback of Soho (story)
 1966 Psycho-Circus (novel "The Three Just Man")
 1965 The Sinister Monk (novel "The Terror")
 1965 Again the Ringer (novel "Again the Ringer")
 1965 Coast of Skeletons (novel "Sanders of the River")
 1964 Das Verrätertor (novel "The Traitor's Gate")
  The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 22 episodes, 1960 - 1964) (story - 4 episodes, 1961 - 1964) (novel "The Big Four" - 1 episode, 1964) (novel "Thief In The Night" - 1 episode, 1963) (novel "Jack O'Judgement" - 1 episode, 1963) (novel "A Million Dollar Story" - 1 episode, 1963) (novel "The Breaking Point" - 1 episode, 1963) (novel "Elegant Edward" - 1 episode, 1963) (novel "Angel of Terror" - 1 episode, 1963) (novel "The Gunner" - 1 episode, 1962) (novel "The Man Who Bought London" - 1 episode, 1962) (story "The Best Laid Plans of a Man in Love" - 1 episode, 1962) (novel "The Green Ribbon" - 1 episode, 1961) (novel "A Debt Discharged" - 1 episode, 1961) (novel "The Lone House Mystery" - 1 episode, 1961) (novel "Four Square Jane" - 1 episode, 1961) (novel "The Man Who Knew" - 1 episode, 1961) (novel "The Three Oak Mystery" - 1 episode, 1960)
- Never Mention Murder (1964) ... (novel)
- The Main Chance (1964) ... (novel)
- Face of a Stranger (1964) ... (novel)
- Who Was Maddox? (1964) ... (novel)
- We Shall See (1964) ... (novel)
 1964 The Mysterious Magician (novel "The Gaunt Strager" - uncredited) / (novel "The Ringer") / (play "The Ringer" - uncredited)
 1964 Die Gruft mit dem Rätselschloß (novel "Angel Esquire")
 1964 Room 13 (novel "Room 13")
 1964 Downfall (novel)
 1964 The Main Chance (novel)
 1964 The Verdict (novel)
 1964 We Shall See (novel)
 1963 Sanders (story "Sanders of the River")
 1963 The Indian Scarf (novel "The Case of the Frightened Lady")
 1963 The Black Abbot (novel "The Black Abbot")
 1963 Der Hexer (TV Movie) (play "The Ringer")
 1963 Der Zinker (novel "The Squeaker")
 1963 Der Fluch der gelben Schlange (novel "The Yellow Snake")
 1963 Accidental Death (novel)
 1963 Five to One (novel)
 1963 Incident at Midnight (novel)
 1963 On the Run (novel)
 1963 Return to Sender (novel)
 1963 Ricochet (novel)
 1963 The Partner (novel)
 1963 The Rivals (novel)
 1963 The Set Up (novel)
 1963 To Have and to Hold (novel)
 1962 The Inn on the River (novel "The India-Rubber Men")
 1962 Der Hexer (TV Movie) (novel "The Gaunt Stranger" and play "The Ringer")
 1962 Front à la Scotland Yard (novel "The Door with Seven Locks")
 1962 Candidate for Murder (novel)
 1962 Secret of the Red Orchid (novel "When the Gangs Came to London")
 1962 Backfire (novel)
 1962 Death Trap (novel)
 1962 Flat Two (novel)
 1962 Locker 69 (novel)
 1962 Playback (novel)
 1962 Solo for Sparrow (novel)
 1962 The Share Out (novel)
 1962 Time to Remember (novel)
 1961 Noita (TV Mini-Series) (play "The Ringer" - 3 episodes)
- Kolmas jakso (1961) ... (play "The Ringer")
- Toinen jakso (1961) ... (play "The Ringer")
- Ensimmäinen jakso (1961) ... (play "The Ringer")
 1961 Die seltsame Gräfin (novel "The Strange Countess")
 1961 The Forger of London (novel "The Forger")
 1961 The Devil's Daffodil (novel "The Daffodil Mystery")
 1961 Dead Eyes of London (novel "The Dark Eyes of London")
 1961 The Green Archer (novel "The Green Archer")
 1961 Attempt to Kill (novel)
 1961 Clue of the New Pin (novel)
 1961 Clue of the Silver Key (novel)
 1961 Man Detained (novel)
 1961 Never Back Losers (novel)
 1961 Partners in Crime (novel)
 1961 The Fourth Square (novel)
 1961 The Sinister Man (novel)
 1960 Crossroads to Crime (story)
 1960 The Terrible People (novel "The Terrible People")
 1960 The Avenger (novel "The Avenger")
 1959-1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series) (novel - 31 episodes)
- The Moment of Truth (1960) ... (novel)
- The Last Days of Nick Pompey (1960) ... (novel)
- The Heritage (1960) ... (novel)
- Riot (1960) ... (novel)
- The Godfather (1960) ... (novel)
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- On the Spot (1960) ... (play)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1960) (play - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Green Pack (1960) ... (novel)
- The Terror (1956) ... (play)
 1960 The Red Circle (novel "The Crimson Circle")
 1960 Urge to Kill (uncredited)
 1960 Marriage of Convenience (from a story by)
 1959 Face of the Frog (novel "The Fellowship of the Frog")
 1959 Der Zinker (TV Movie) (novel "The Squeaker")
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Frog (1958) ... (novel) / (writer)
 1958 Ein Mann, der seinen Namen änderte (TV Movie) (novel)
 1957 Educated Evans (TV Series) (character created by - 1 episode)
- The Return of Evans (1957) ... (character created by)
 1956 Der Mann, der seinen Namen änderte (TV Movie) (novel "The Man Who Was Nobody")
 1956 Der Hexer (TV Movie) (novel)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Lonely One (1954) ... (story)
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Criminal at Large (1953) ... (play)
 1952 The Ringer (play)
 1951 Danger (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Criminal at Large (1951) ... (play)
 1948 The Calendar (play)
 1947 The Green Pack (TV Movie) (play)
 1946 The Ringer (TV Movie) (play)
 1942 The Missing Million (novel)
 1941 Mystery of Room 13 (novel)
 1940 The Green Archer (novel)
 1940 Chamber of Horrors (novel "The Door With The Seven Locks")
 1940 The Frightened Lady (play)
 1940 The Missing People (story "The Missing People")
 1939 The Human Monster (novel "The Dark Eyes of London")
 1939 The Secret Four (novel "Four Just Men")
 1939 Flying Fifty-Five (novel)
 1939 The Mysterious Mr. Reeder (novel "The Mind of Mr. Reeder")
 1938 The Ringer (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 Old Bones of the River (characters)
 1938 Nobody Home (story "The India Rubber Man")
 1938 The Phantom Strikes (play "The Ringer")
 1938 Smoky Cell (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 Queen of Crime (novel)
 1938 The Case of the Frightened Lady (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 On the Spot (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 Thank Evans (story)
 1938 The Terror (play)
 1938 Dangerous to Know (novel - play "On the Spot")
 1937 Murder on Diamond Row (novel)
 1937 The Frog (novel)
 1936 Strangers on Honeymoon (novel "The Northing Tramp")
 1936 Chick (novel)
 1936 Educated Evans (novel)
 1936 Prison Breaker (novel)
 1936 The Crimson Circle (novel)
 1935 Born to Gamble (suggested by novel "The Green Poropoulos")
 1935 Sanders of the River (story)
 1935 The Lad (novel)
 1934 Giallo (play The Man Who Changed His Name)
 1934 The Feathered Serpent (novel)
 1934 Return of the Terror (play)
 1934 Mystery Liner (novel "The Ghost of John Holling")
 1934 Der Doppelgänger (novel "Der Doppelgänger")
 1933 Quelqu'un a tué (novel)
 1933 The Jewel (novel "The Strange Countess")
 1933 Before Dawn (from the story by)
 1933 King Kong (from an idea conceived by) / (story - uncredited)
 1933 Le jugement de minuit (story)
 1932 The Sorceror (novel "The Gaunt Stranger and play "The Ringer"")
 1932 The Flying Squad (novel)
 1932 Edgar Wallace's White Face the Fiend (play "Persons Unknown")
 1932 Criminal at Large (play "The Case of the Frightened Lady")
 1932 The Menace (story "The Feathered Serpent")
 1931 The Old Man (play) / (screenplay)
 1931 Bachelor's Folly (play)
 1931 The Squeeker (novel "Der Zinker")
 1931 The Gaunt Stranger (novel "The Gaunt Stranger")
 1931 To Oblige a Lady (play)
 1930 Red Aces (play) / (screenplay)
 1930 The Yellow Mask (play "The Traitor's Gate")
 1930 The Squeaker (play The Squeaker) / (screenplay)
 1929 The Flying Squad (novel)
 1929 Prince Gabby (Short) (based on a story by)
 1929 The Wrecker (novel motifs - uncredited)
 1929 Der rote Kreis (novel "The Crimson Circle")
 1929 The Clue of the New Pin (novel)
 1928 The Forger (novel) / (scenario)
 1928 Valley of the Ghosts (novel) / (screenplay)
 1928 The Terror (play)
 1928 The Ringer (play)
 1928 The Terrible People (story)
 1928 Mark of the Frog (writer)
 1927 Der große Unbekannte (novel "Der Unheimliche")
 1926 The Brotherhood (Short) (story "Educated Evans")
 1925 The Green Archer (book)
 1925 A Dear Liar (Short) (story)
 1924 The Flying Fifty-Five (novel)
 1924 The Diamond Man (novel)
 1924 Fighting Snub Reilly (Short) (story)
 1922 Down Under Donovan (novel)
 1922 The Crimson Circle (novel)
 1922 Melody of Death (novel)
 1921 The River of Stars (novel)
 1920 Wanted at Headquarters (story)
 1919 Angel Esquire (novel)
 1919 The Green Terror (novel "The Green Rust")
 1919 Pallard the Punter (novel "Grey Timothy")
 1916 The Man Who Bought London (novel)
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Stage: Wrote "The Switchboard", produced on Broadway. Princess Theatre: 14 Mar 1913-Jun 1913 (115 performances/production played in repertory with "Fear", "Fancy Free", "Any Night", "A Tragedy of the Future"). Cast: Holbrook Blinn (also co-producer), Edward Ellis, Harrison Ford, Fanny Hartz, Willette Kershaw, Francine Larrimore, ... See more »

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Father of Bryan Edgar Wallace, who followed in his father's footsteps as a writer of thrillers, some of which were filmed. See more »

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