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William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

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Had a lifelong interest in the Occult and Mysticism. 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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Stage: Wrote English version of "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles. Tragedy (revival). Directed by Michel Saint-Denis. New Century Theatre: 20 May 1946-22 Jun 1946 (15 performances). Cast included: Julie Harris, Margaret Leighton, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson. NOTE: This production played in repertory with "The Critic". 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:

Why should we honor those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself. See more »

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Had a brother Jack who became a painter and two sisters Elizabeth and Susan Mary. See more »

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