No photo available. Represent Arthur Koestler? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 163,692 this week

Arthur Koestler (1905–1983)

Arthur Koestler was born on September 5, 1905 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as Kösztler Artúr. He was a writer, known for Lift Your Heads (1943), Drei Tage bis Mitternacht (1966) and Producers' Showcase (1954). He was married to Cynthia May Jefferies, Mamaine Paget and Dorothee Ascher. He died on March 3, 1983 in England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 77) in England, UK

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 people
created 20 Aug 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Arthur Koestler's work have you seen?

User Polls

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (5 credits)
 1970 Biography (TV Series) (book "The Sleepwalkers" - 1 episode)
- I Measured the Skies (1970) ... (book "The Sleepwalkers")
 1966 Drei Tage bis Mitternacht (TV Movie) (play "Twilight Bar")
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Darkness at Noon (1963) ... (novel)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Darkness at Noon (1955) ... (novel)
 1943 Lift Your Heads (Documentary short) (writer)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 1976 Memories of Berlin: The Twilight of Weimar Culture (TV Movie documentary)
Interviewee
 1964 Zur Person (TV Series)
Himself
- Arthur Koestler (1964) ... Himself
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 1984 Everyman (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Hours by the Window (1984) ... Himself
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Janus: A Summing Up" See more »

Publicity Listings:

15 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion. See more »

Trivia:

The date of death is listed here as 3 March 1983, when the bodies of Koestler and his third wife were found by their maid. A suicide note left by the pair instructed her to contact the police. Many sources list 1 March 1983 as the date of death, because they ingested lethal amounts of drugs on that date and are believed to have died that day. Koestler suffered from Parkinson's disease and ... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Message Boards

Discuss Arthur Koestler on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page