Jane Austen (I) (1775–1817)


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Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, to the local rector, Rev. George Austen (1731-1805), and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). She was the seventh of eight children. She had one older sister, Cassandra. In 1783 she went to Southampton to be taught by a relative, Mrs. Cawley, but was brought home due to a local outbreak of disease. Two years ... See full bio »

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  Persuasion (novel) (pre-production)
 2022 Persuasion (based on a novel by) (post-production)
 2021 Persuasion (based on the novel by)
 2020 Modern Persuasion (writer)
 2020 Acting for a Cause (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2020 Pride and Prejudice: A New Musical (based on the novel by)
 2020 Emma. (based on the novel by)
 2019 Sanditon (TV Series) (adapted from the unfinished novel Sanditon by - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... (adapted from the unfinished novel Sanditon by)
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... (adapted from the unfinished novel Sanditon by)
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... (adapted from the unfinished novel Sanditon by)
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... (adapted from the unfinished novel Sanditon by)
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... (adapted from the unfinished novel Sanditon by)
 2019 Pride and Prejudice, Cut (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 2018 Christmas at Pemberley Manor (TV Movie) (novel: Pride and Prejudice - uncredited)
 2018/III Emma (based on the novel by)
 2018 Pride and Passion (TV Series) (based on novels by - 160 episodes)
- Episode #1.161 (2018) ... (based on novels by)
- Episode #1.160 (2018) ... (based on novels by)
- Episode #1.159 (2018) ... (based on novels by)
- Episode #1.158 (2018) ... (based on novels by)
- Episode #1.157 (2018) ... (based on novels by)
 2018 Pride and Prejudice (Short) (based on the novel by)
 2016 The Cate Morland Chronicles (TV Series) (novel Northanger Abbey - 14 episodes)
- Cate and the Chance Encounter (2016) ... (novel Northanger Abbey)
- Cate and the Attempt at Professionalism (2016) ... (novel Northanger Abbey)
- Cate and the New... Friend? (2016) ... (novel Northanger Abbey)
- Cate and the Bad Case of the Sniffles (2016) ... (novel Northanger Abbey)
- Cate and the Rant (2016) ... (novel Northanger Abbey)
 2016/I Before the Fall (novel Pride and Prejudice)
 2016 Love & Friendship (based on her novella "Lady Susan")
 2016 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Quirk Books novel)
  Northbound (TV Series) (novel "Northanger Abbey" - 38 episodes, 2015) (novel - 37 episodes, 2015)
- A Surprise (2015) ... (novel) / (novel "Northanger Abbey")
- Jamie the Christmas Fairy (2015) ... (novel) / (novel "Northanger Abbey")
- Snowflake Overload (2015) ... (novel) / (novel "Northanger Abbey")
- Finals (2015) ... (novel) / (novel "Northanger Abbey")
- In the Middle (2015) ... (novel) / (novel "Northanger Abbey")
 2015 Austentatious (TV Series) (novels - 9 episodes)
- Lean on Me (2015) ... (novels)
- Achy Breaky Heart (2015) ... (novels)
- Take a Chance on Me (2015) ... (novels)
- Make Me a Match (2015) ... (novels)
- Call Me, Maybe (2015) ... (novels)
 2014 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... (novel - 2014, uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (novel - 2014, uncredited)
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... (novel - 2014, uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... (novel - 2014, uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (novel - 2014, uncredited)
 2013-2014 Emma Approved (TV Series) (novel "Emma" - 69 episodes)
- After All (2014) ... (novel "Emma")
- A Little Less Conversation (2014) ... (novel "Emma")
- At Last (2014) ... (novel "Emma")
- Strange Days (2014) ... (novel "Emma")
- The Boy Is Mine (2014) ... (novel "Emma")
 2014 Sanditon (story)
 2013 Death Comes to Pemberley (TV Mini Series) (characters - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (characters)
 2013 Lady Susan: Missing Masterpiece by Jane Austen (Documentary short) (novel)
 2013 Doctors (TV Series) (inspired by the works of - 6 episodes)
- Remission (2013) ... (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
- Gemma (2013) ... (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
- Northanger Bungalow (2013) ... (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
- Charlotte's Web (2013) ... (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
- Austenland: Part Two (2013) ... (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
 2013 Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (Short) (characters)
 2013 Pride and Prejudice: Having a Ball (TV Movie documentary) (novel)
 2012 The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (TV Series) (novel "Pride and Prejudice" - 27 episodes)
- Mom's Convoluted Plan (2012) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- Vidcon Interruption (2012) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- Jane's Back and Mom Isn't Happy (2012) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- One Sister Behind (2012) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- Questions and Answers #2 (2012) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
 2011 The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2011 Scents and Sensibility (novel "Sense and Sensibility")
 2011 From Prada to Nada (novel "Sense and Sensibility")
 2010 Nesmrtelní (TV Mini Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Lúbi nelúbi (2010) ... (book)
 2010/I Aisha (novel "Emma")
 2009 Emma (TV Mini Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (novel)
 2008 Lost in Austen (TV Mini Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (novel)
 2008 Sense & Sensibility (TV Mini Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (novel)
 2007 Miss Austen Regrets (TV Movie) (letters - uncredited)
 2007 Persuasion (TV Movie) (novel)
 2007 Northanger Abbey (TV Movie) (novel)
 2007 Mansfield Park (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited)
 2007 Becoming Jane (letters)
 2006 Ellie & Marianne (novel "Sense & Sensibility")
 2005 Pride & Prejudice (based on the novel by)
 2004 Bride & Prejudice (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
 2003 Pride and Prejudice (novel)
 2002 The Real Jane Austen (TV Movie documentary) (letters)
 2000 Kandukondain Kandukondain (novel "Sense and Sensibility" - uncredited)
 1999 Mansfield Park (novel "Mansfield Park")
  Wishbone (TV Series) (novel "Northanger Abbey" - 1 episode, 1997) (novel "Pride and Prejudice" - 1 episode, 1995)
- Pup Fiction (1997) ... (novel "Northanger Abbey")
- Furst Impressions (1995) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
 1996 Emma (TV Movie) (novel)
 1996 Emma (novel)
 1995 Sense and Sensibility (novel)
 1995 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (novel)
 1995 Persuasion
 1987-1995 Screen Two (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Persuasion (1995) ... (novel)
- Northanger Abbey (1987) ... (novel)
 1993 Ruby in Paradise (loosely based on novel "Northanger Abbey")
 1990 American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Sensibility and Sense (1990) ... (novel)
 1983 Mansfield Park (TV Mini Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (novel)
  Sense and Sensibility (TV Mini Series) (book - 6 episodes, 1981) (novel - 1 episode, 1981)
- Episode #1.7 (1981) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... (book)
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... (book)
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... (book)
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... (book)
 1980 Jane Austen in Manhattan (libretto Sir Charles Grandison) / (text Sir Charles Grandison, or The Happy Man)
 1980 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (novel)
 1979 Orgullo y prejuicio (TV Series) (based on a novel by)
 1972 Emma (TV Mini Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... (novel)
 1966-1972 Novela (TV Series) (novel - 26 episodes)
- Persuasión X (1972) ... (novel)
- Persuasión IX (1972) ... (novel)
- Persuasión VIII (1972) ... (novel)
- Persuasión VII (1972) ... (novel)
- Persuasión VI (1972) ... (novel)
 1971 Persuasion (TV Mini Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1971) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... (novel)
 1971 Sense and Sensibility (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Resolution (1971) ... (novel)
- Sisters in Misfortune (1971) ... (novel)
- A Parting and a Journey (1971) ... (novel)
- Farewell to Norland (1971) ... (novel)
 1967 Pride and Prejudice (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Destiny (1967) ... (novel)
- Elopement (1967) ... (novel)
- Prejudice (1967) ... (novel)
- Proposal (1967) ... (novel)
- Pride (1967) ... (novel)
 1961-1962 De vier dochters Bennet (TV Mini Series) (novel "Pride & Prejudice" - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... (novel "Pride & Prejudice")
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... (novel "Pride & Prejudice")
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... (novel "Pride & Prejudice")
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... (novel "Pride & Prejudice")
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... (novel "Pride & Prejudice")
 1960-1961 Persuasion (TV Mini Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1960) ... (novel)
 1960 Camera Three (TV Series) (novel "Emma" - 1 episode)
- Jane Austen's Matchmaker (1960) ... (novel "Emma")
 1960 Emma (TV Mini Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... (novel)
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Steele Family Story (1959) ... (: story source - uncredited)
 1958 Encounter (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Pride and Prejudice (1958) ... (novel)
 1958 Pride and Prejudice (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1958) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... (novel)
 1957 Orgoglio e pregiudizio (TV Mini Series) (novel "Pride and Prejudice" - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... (novel "Pride and Prejudice")
 1956-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Emma (1957) ... (novel)
- Pride and Prejudice (1956) ... (novel)
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Emma (1954) ... (novel)
 1952 How Does It End? (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Northanger Abbey (1952) ... (novel)
  Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1952) (novel - 2 episodes, 1952)
- Episode #1.6 (1952) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1952) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1952) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1952) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1952) ... (novel)
 1949-1950 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Sense and Sensibility (1950) ... (novel)
- Pride and Prejudice (1949) ... (novel)
 1948 Emma (TV Movie) (novel)
 1940 Pride and Prejudice (novel)
 1938 Pride and Prejudice (TV Movie) (book)
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