STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,207 this week

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 »

Died:

(age 46) in London, England, UK

The 20 Most-Viewed Trailers of 2020

After We Collided nabbed the #1 spot in our top trailers of 2020. See which other trailers racked up the views this year.

Watch the Top 20 trailers of 2020

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 22 people
created 17 Jun 2011
 
a list of 26 people
created 27 Apr 2017
 
a list of 35 people
created 31 Jul 2016
 
a list of 21 people
created 05 Apr 2019
 
a list of 49 people
created 23 Oct 2018
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of George Orwell's work have you seen?

User Polls

Photos

Known For

1984 Writer
(1984)
1984 Writer
(1956)
Animal Farm Writer

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (28 credits)
  1984 (novel) (announced)
 2020 Poem 1984 (Short) (story)
 2017 A Reading: 'You and the Atomic Bomb' (Video short) (essay)
 2016 Shooting an Elephant (Short) (original story)
 2016 1984 a ballet by Jonathan Watkins (TV Special)
 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 Orwell's England (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Four Episodes from 1984 (Short) (novel)
 1984 Especial 84 (Video short) (novel)
 1984 1984 (novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four")
 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)
 1965 Keep the Aspidistra Flying (TV Movie)
 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)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: Third Impression. "Longman Study Text Nineteen Eighty-Four". Longman Group UK Limited. ISBN 058233165X. (Paperback) (pp310). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 27 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 9 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

The Orwell Foundation

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote 1984 on the Hebridean Isle of Jura. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Everything That's New on Netflix in December

No need to waste time endlessly browsing—here's the entire lineup of new movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix this month.

See the full list



Recently Viewed