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Herman Wouk

Herman Wouk was born on May 27, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for The Caine Mutiny (1954), Slattery's Hurricane (1949) and Marjorie Morningstar (1958). See full bio »

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The Caine Mutiny
Slattery's Hurricane
Marjorie Morningstar
War and Remembrance


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  War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series) (written for television - 11 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (novel - 10 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (novel "War and Remembrance" - 2 episodes, 1988) (written for television by - 1 episode, 1989)
- Part 12 (1989) ... (novel) / (written for television)
- Part 11 (1989) ... (novel) / (written for television)
- Part 10 (1989) ... (novel) / (written for television)
- Part 9 (1989) ... (novel) / (written for television)
- Part 8 (1989) ... (novel) / (written for television by)
 1988 The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (TV Movie) (play - uncredited) / (written by)
  The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1983) (novel - 5 episodes, 1983) (from his novel - 2 episodes, 1983)
- Into the Maelstrom (1983) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- The Changing of the Guard (1983) ... (from his novel) / (teleplay)
- Of Love and War (1983) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- Defiance (1983) ... (from his novel) / (teleplay)
- Cataclysm (1983) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
 1974 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- El motín del Caine (1974) ... (play)
 1973 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Ouragan sur le Caine (1973) ... (play)
 1968 Muiterij op de Caine (TV Movie) (novel "The Caine Mutiny")
 1967 Ouragan sur le Caine (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Mytteriet på Caine (TV Movie) (based on novel)
 1960 Myteriet på Caine (TV Movie) (novel "The Caine Mutiny")
 1959 Der Verräter (TV Movie) (novel "The Traitor")
 1959 Die Caine war ihr Schicksal (TV Movie) (novel)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (novel "The Caine Mutiny" - 1 episode)
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1958) ... (novel "The Caine Mutiny")
 1958 Marjorie Morningstar (novel "Marjorie Morningstar")
 1957 Muiterij op de Caine (TV Movie) (novel)
 1956 Der Verräter (TV Movie) (play "The Traitor")
  Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (novel "The Caine Mutiny" - 1 episode, 1955) (play - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1955) ... (novel "The Caine Mutiny") / (play)
 1954 Meuterei auf der Caine (TV Movie) (novel)
 1954 The Caine Mutiny (based upon the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by)
 1953 Confidentially Connie (story)
 1951 Her First Romance (story)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Traitor (1950) ... (play)
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane (from a story by) / (screenplay by)
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Other Works:

Publication of his novel, "The Winds of War" (later filmed as The Winds of War (1983)). See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[observation, 2016] Once the human race figured out how to dig uranium from the earth and make a projectile from it, it's really the end of war. In most of my lifetime, the two powers that could do it refrained from doing doing it because it was sheer folly ending in suicidal absurdity.


Served in the U.S. Navy as Executive Officer on the Destroyer-Minesweepers U.S.S. Zane and U.S.S. Southard. This later became the inspiration for his novel The Caine Mutiny (1954). See more »

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