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Arnold Wesker

Arnold Wesker was born on May 24, 1932 in Stepney, London, England. He is a writer and actor, known for Bratkartoffeln inbegriffen (1967), The Kitchen (1961) and Tag für Tag (1969). He has been married to Doreen Cecile Bicker since November 14, 1958. They have four children. See full bio »
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 2010 One More Ride on the Merry-Go-Round (TV Movie) (written by)
 2004 Denial (Video) (play)
 2000 Tales from the Madhouse (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1997 The Sherman Plays (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Break, My Heart (1997) ... (play)
 1992 Performance (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Roots (1992) ... (play)
 1984 Likainen käsi (TV Movie) (play "Sullied Hand")
 1980 Lettres d'amour sur papier bleu (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Liebesbriefe auf blauem Papier (TV Movie)
 1979 Roots (TV Movie)
 1978 The Wedding Feast (TV Movie)
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Kitchen (1977) ... (play)
  Teatterituokio (TV Series) (play "Love Letters On Blue Paper" - 1 episode, 1977) (play "The Kitchen" - 1 episode, 1972)
- ... rakkaudella Sinun (1977) ... (play "Love Letters On Blue Paper")
- Keittiö (1972) ... (play "The Kitchen")
 1976 Kuhinja (TV Movie) (play "Kuhinja")
 1976 Teatro Club (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Estoy hablando de Jerusalem (1976) ... (play)
 1976 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Love Letters on Blue Paper (1976) ... (writer)
 1975 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chips with Everything (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Raíces (1975)
 1970 Sulevælling (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Goldene Städte (TV Movie) (play "Their Very Own and Golden City")
 1969 Jeg snakker om Jerusalem (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Røtter (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Hønsesuppe med byggryn (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Tag für Tag (TV Movie) (play "Roots")
 1968 Prijetnja (TV Movie)
 1968 De fire årstider (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Juuret (TV Movie) (play "Roots")
 1968 Jag talar om Jerusalem (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Rötter (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Hönssoppa med korngryn (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Bratkartoffeln inbegriffen (TV Movie) (play "Chips With Everything")
 1966 The Present Stage (TV Series) (book "Roots" - 2 episodes)
- Roots Part Two (1966) ... (book "Roots")
- Roots Part One (1966) ... (book "Roots")
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play - 3 episodes)
- The Wesker Trilogy: Roots (1966) ... (play)
 1966 Hotet (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Koreni (TV Movie)
 1965 Tag für Tag (TV Movie) (play "Roots")
 1965 Nächstes Jahr in Jerusalem (TV Movie)
 1964 Tag für Tag (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Truselen (TV Movie) (based on play)
 1963 First Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Menace (1963) ... (writer)
 1961 The Kitchen (play)
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Other Works:

His play, "The Kitchen," was performed at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Lorraine Ashbourne, Christopher Fulford, Dimitri Andreas, Annette Badland, Sam Beazley, Ewan Hooper, Teddy Kempner, Dermot Kerrigan, and Timothy Kightly in the cast. Stephen Daldry was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Arnold Wesker

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He was awarded the Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2006 Queen's New Year's Honours List for his services to literature and drama. See more »

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