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Colin Wilson (III) (1931–2013)

Colin Wilson was born on June 26, 1931 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Colin Henry Wilson. He was a writer, known for Lifeforce (1985), Adrift in Soho (2018) and Leap in the Dark (1973). He was married to Pamela Joy Stewart and Dorothy Betty Troop. He died on December 5, 2013 in Cornwall, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Lifeforce
Lifeforce Writer
(1985)
Adrift in Soho
(2018)
Leap in the Dark
Leap in the Dark Himself / Himself - Host
(1975-1977)

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 2018/II Adrift in Soho (novel "Adrift in Soho") (post-production)
 1985 Lifeforce (novel "The Space Vampires")
 1985 Max Headroom (TV Movie) (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(short fiction) 2. "The Frenchman." Evening Standard August 22, 1957. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Korin Wiruson
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I suspect that I am probably the greatest writer of the 20th century.

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The self-educated son of a British factory worker, he achieved literary celebrity at the age of 24 with the publication of his first book, "The Outsider" (1956). He was hailed as one of the "Angry Young Man" group. Within the same year, the mass media and the literary establishment that had built up his rags-to-riches story and created his reputation as a prophet of his generation, turned around ... See more »

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