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Derek Walcott (1930–2017)

Derek Walcott was born on January 23, 1930 in Castries, Saint Lucia as Derek Alton Walcott. He was a writer, known for United States of Poetry (1995), ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986) and Poetry Is an Island, Derek Walcott (2013). He was married to Sigrid Nama, Norline Metivier, Margaret Ruth Maillard and Fay Moston. He died on March 17, ... See full bio »

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 1995 United States of Poetry (TV Mini-Series documentary) (poem)
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  Shapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermot (Documentary) (post-production)
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 2013 Poetry Is an Island, Derek Walcott (Documentary)
 2009 L'hora del lector (TV Series)
- Episode #3.32 (2009) ... Himself
 1998 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 2 January 1998 (1998) ... Himself - Guest
 1995 United States of Poetry (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 Bouillon de culture (TV Series documentary)
- Louis Malle (1993) ... Himself
 1993 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Subject
- Derek Walcott (1993) ... Himself - Subject
 1986 ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (TV Movie documentary)
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 2014 The 50 Year Argument (Documentary)
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(5/15/81-6/7/81) Stage: Wrote "Pantomine," performed at The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington, DC. Martin Fried was director. See more »

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Had a twin Roderick (d.2000) also was a playwright. See more »

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