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Jane Austen (I) (1775–1817)


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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(1995)
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(1996)
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 2019 Persuasion (Short) (Novel) (pre-production)
 2018 Christmas at Pemberley Manor (TV Movie) (novel: Pride and Prejudice - uncredited)
 2018 Orgulho e Paixão (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)
 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 Love & Friendship (based on her novella "Lady Susan")
 2016 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Quirk Books novel)
 2015 Northbound (TV Series) (novel - 37 episodes)
- A Surprise (2015) ... (novel)
- Jamie the Christmas Fairy (2015) ... (novel)
- Snowflake Overload (2015) ... (novel)
- Finals (2015) ... (novel)
- In the Middle (2015) ... (novel)
 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)
  Masterpiece Classic (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes, 2008) (characters - 2 episodes, 2014)
- Death Comes to Pemberley: Part One (2014) ... (characters)
- Death Comes to Pemberley: Part Two (2014) ... (characters)
- Sense and Sensibility: Part 2 (2008) ... (novel)
- Sense and Sensibility: Part 1 (2008) ... (novel)
- Emma (2008) ... (novel)
 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 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)
 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 Miss Austen Regrets (TV Movie) (letters - uncredited)
 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 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 (novel)
 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")
 1995-1998 Wishbone (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Pup Fiction (1998) ... (novel)
- Furst Impressions (1995) ... (novel)
 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)
 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)
 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) (writer - 1 episode)
- Emma (1954) ... (writer)
 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 Repertory Theatre (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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(November 13 to December 15, 2008) Her novel, "Pride and Prejudice," was performed in a Brown-Forman Series production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with V C Heidenreich (Mr. Bennet); Lada Vishtak (Lydia Bennet/Georgiana); Alexandra Tavares (Elizabeth Bennet); Katharine McLeod (Mary Bennet/... See more »

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. See more »

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The Prince Regent was such a fan of her work that he asked her to dedicate her next book to him, which she did. See more »

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