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William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

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Grew up in London and moved back to Dublin in 1880. See more trivia »

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 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 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) (as W.B. Yeats)
 1938 The Words Upon the Window Pane (TV Movie) (as W.B. Yeats)
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 2006 Dasepo Naughty Girls (lyrics: "He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven")
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (as W.B. Yeats, "Down by the Salley Gardens")
 1992 Olivier, Olivier (lyrics: "Les Anges" - as W.B. Yeats)
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 2005 On a Clear Day (poet: "To a child dancing in the wind")
 1966 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary) (subject - 1 episode)
- Horseman, Pass By! (1966) ... (subject)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: His stage adaptation of Sophocles' play "King Oedipus" was performed at the Vanbrugh Theatre in a Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts production in London, England, with George Fisher, Clare Dow, Suzanne Burden, Michael Simkins and Timothy Spall in the cast. Geoff Bullen was director. See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

W.B. Yeats
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Personal Quote:

In dreams begins responsibility. See more »

Trivia:

Irish poet and playwright (26 plays). See more »

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