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Peter Weiss (I) (1916–1982)

Peter Ulrich Weiss was born in Berlin in 1916. His family was prosperous, educated, and middle-class; his father had been in the military, and his mother had given up her acting career in order to marry Peter's father and raise a family. Weiss describes, with Kafkaesqe photographic recall, his childhood in the one-paragraph autobiographical "... See full bio »


(age 65) in Stockholm, Sweden

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Marat/Sade Writer
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 2013 Marat/Sade (TV Movie) (play)
 2002 Where Lies My Victory? (Documentary) (segments "De besegrade", "Die Ästhetik des Widerstands")
 1992 Steinwelt (Short) (story "Die Besiegten")
 1992 Winternachtstraum (TV Movie documentary) (play "Marat/Sade")
 1986 Preámbulo a un silencio (Short) (writings)
 1970 Carnet de identidad (Short) ('La indagación' texts adaptation)
 1970 Che Che Che (Short) (book)
 1969 L'istruttoria (TV Movie)
 1967 Gesang vom lusitanischen Popanz (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Investigation (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Marat/Sade (play)
 1966 Het onderzoek (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Die Ermittlung (TV Movie)
 1959 Mirage (writer)
 1958 Vad ska vi göra nu då? (Short)
 1957 Enligt lag (Documentary short) (idea)
 1957 Ingenting ovanligt (Documentary short)
 1955 Studie IV: Frigörelse (Short)
 1955 Studie V: Växelspel (Short)
 1953 Studie III (Short) (writer)
 1952 Studie I: Uppvaknandet (Short)
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Won Broadway's 1966 Tony Award as author of Best Play winner "Marat/Sade."

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