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George Orwell (I) (1903–1950)


Born the son of an Opium Agent in Bengal, Eric Blair was educated in England (Eton 1921). The joined the British Imperial Police in Burma, serving until 1927. He then travelled around England and Europe, doing various odd jobs to support his writing. By 1935 he had adopted the 'pen-name' of 'George Orwell' and had written his first novels. He ... See full bio »

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(age 46) in London, England, UK

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(1984)
1984 Writer
(1956)
Animal Farm Writer

Filmography

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  1984 (novel) (announced)
 2017 A Reading: 'You and the Atomic Bomb' (Video short) (essay)
 2016 Shooting an Elephant (Short) (original story)
 2011 Peaceforce (Short) (short story)
 2009 1984 (Video short)
 2006 1984 (TV Movie) (novel)
 1999 Animal Farm (TV Movie) (novel)
 1997 A Merry War (novel)
 1985 Four Episodes from 1984 (Short) (novel)
 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (novel 1984)
 1984 Dramarama (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Fowl Pest (1984) ... (original story)
 1984 Apple Mac: 1984 (Video short) (novel)
 1984 Arena (TV Series documentary) (excerpts - 1 episode)
 1983 1984: A Personal View of Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty Four' (TV Short documentary) (novel "Nineteen Eighty Four")
 1974 Anno Schmidt (Short) (text)
 1970 Big Brother (TV Mini-Series) (inspired by - 6 episodes)
- A Touch of the Jumbos (1970) ... (inspired by)
- A Little Bit Like a God (1970) ... (inspired by)
- There's Always a First Time (1970) ... (inspired by)
- Dying Gets You Nowhere (1970) ... (inspired by)
- The Wife Factor (1970) ... (inspired by)
 1968 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- 1984 (1968) ... (book)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- The World of George Orwell: 1984 (1965) ... (novel)
 1964 About Religion (TV Series) (poetry and prose - 1 episode)
 1956 1984 (freely adapted from the novel by: "1984")
 1954 Animal Farm (based on a story by)
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954) ... (novel)
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- 1984 (1953) ... (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His novel, "Animal Farm," was adapted and performed at the Organic Theater in Chicago, Illiois. Stuart Gordon was artistic director and co-founder. Carolyn Purdy Gordon was co-artistic director and co-founder. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 8 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Political language . . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. See more »

Trivia:

Of Clan Blair. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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