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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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 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)
 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)
 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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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 | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

W.B. Yeats
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Personal Quote:

In dreams begins responsibility. See more »

Trivia:

His surname is pronounced YATES. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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