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Hugh Wheeler (1912–1987)

Hugh Wheeler was born on March 19, 1912 in Hampstead, North London, England as Hugh Callingham Wheeler. He was a writer and actor, known for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Black Widow (1954) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982). He died on July 26, 1987. See full bio »

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(age 75)

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  Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (book by - 2 episodes, 1990 - 2014) (libretto - 1 episode, 1986)
- Leonard Bernstein: Candide (1986) ... (libretto)
 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
 2003 Leonard Bernstein: Candide (TV Movie) (book)
 2003 Stín viny (TV Movie) (novel "Shadow of Guilt" - as Patrick Quentin)
 2002 Manzelka Ronalda Sheldona (TV Movie) (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1997 Polední zár (TV Movie) (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1991 Candide (TV Movie) (book by)
 1989 Le masque (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- L'assassin est à bord (1989) ... (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1989 Una verità come un'altra (TV Movie) (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1988 Familienschande (TV Movie) (novel "Family Skeleton" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1980 Nijinsky (screenplay)
 1977 A Little Night Music (book by - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1977 Podezrelé okolnosti (TV Movie) (novel "Suspicious Circumstances" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1976 Pacific Overtures (TV Movie) (additional material)
 1973 Die Kriminalerzählung (TV Series) (idea - as Patrick Quentin)
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... (teleplay)
 1972 Travels with My Aunt (screenplay)
 1971 Big Fish, Little Fish (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1971 Konfrontace (TV Movie) (novel "The Green-Eyed Monster" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1967 Abgründe (TV Movie) (story - segment "Claire", as Patrick Quentin)
 1967 Claire (TV Movie) (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1967 Tsuma futari (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Robrioz Ring (1964) ... (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow (1964) ... (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1962 Le couteau dans la plaie (screenplay)
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Cry to Heaven (1962) ... (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1960 L'homme à femmes (novel "Shadow of Guilt" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1959 The Man in the Net (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1958 Female Fiends (novel "Puzzle for Fiends" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1954 Black Widow (novel 'Fatal Woman' - as Patrick Quentin) / (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1948 Homicide for Three (novel "Puzzle for Puppets" - as Patrick Quentin)
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(March 11 to April 6, 2008) He wrote the book for the musical, "Sweeney Todd," in a Mark Taper Forum production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist. Christopher Bond was adapter. Sarah Travis was music director. John Doyle was designer and director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Patrick Quentin
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Won three Tony Awards as Best Book (Musical): in 1973 for "A Little Night Music;" in 1974 for "Candide;" and in 1979 for "Sweeney Todd." He was also nominated posthumously in the same category in 1990 for "Meet Me in St. Louis." See more »

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