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William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)


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He allegedly declined a British knighthood in 1915. See more trivia »

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Known For

Dancing at Lughnasa
(1998)
Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex Writer
(1957)
The Second Coming
(2015)

Filmography

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 2015 The Second Coming (poem - as W.B. Yeats)
 2015/II Dust to Dust (Short) (adaptation)
 1998 Talk of Angels (poem "Down by the Salley Gardens" - uncredited)
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (poem "Down by the Salley Gardens" - as W.B. Yeats)
 1997 Ceremony of Innocence (Video Game) (with excerpts from)
 1997 Those Images That Yet Fresh Images Beget (Short) (quotation)
 1976 Teatro Club (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- El unicornio de las estrellas (1976) ... (play)
 1973 Høgejumfruen (TV Movie) (texts - as W.B. Yeats)
 1966 Näyttelijäkuningatar (TV Movie) (play "The Player Queen")
 1965 Deirdre (TV Movie) (story)
 1957 Oedipus Rex (English translation)
 1948 The Land of Heart's Desire (TV Short) (play - as W.B. Yeats)
 1946 The Words Upon the Window Pane (TV Movie) (play by - as W.B. Yeats)
 1938 Deirdre (TV Movie) (play - as W.B. Yeats)
 1938 The Words Upon the Window Pane (TV Movie) (as W.B. Yeats)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "The Player Queen", produced on Broadway. Farce. Neighborhood Playhouse: 16 Oct 1923-Nov 1923 (closing date unknown/49 performances). Cast: Charner Batson (as "Big Countryman"), John Campbell, Leonard Carey, Albert Carroll, Dennis Cleugh, Frances Cowles, Douglas Garden, Reba Garden, Pamela Gaythorne, Alfred Hagnauer, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

W.B. Yeats
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Personal Quote:

Talent perceives differences; genius, unity. See more »

Trivia:

Was inspired by the writings of William Blake. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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