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William Faulkner (I) (1897–1962)


William Faulkner, one of the 20th century's most gifted novelists, wrote for the movies in part because he could not make enough money from his novels and short stories to support his growing number of dependants. The author of such acclaimed novels as "The Sound and the Fury" and "Absalom, Absalom!", Faulkner received official screen credits for ... See full bio »

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 2020 Relatos Clásicos de Misterio y Terror (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Una Rosa para Emily (2020) ... (story)
 2018 Mississippi Requiem (based on the short stories by)
 2014 The Sound and the Fury (novel)
 2013 As I Lay Dying (based on a novel by)
 2009 The Sound and the Fury (novel)
 2008 The Loneliness Trilogy (Short) (book story "The Sound and the Fury")
 2003 Two Soldiers (Short) (short story)
 1997 Old Man (TV Movie) (novel "The Wild Palms")
 1995 Kaki Bakar (story)
 1991 Leg (story)
 1990 Moi, général de Gaulle (TV Movie) (story)
 1986 Two Soldiers (Short) (story)
 1985 The Long Hot Summer (TV Mini Series) (stories Barn Burning, The Spotted Horses: novel "The Hamlet" - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1985) ... (stories Barn Burning, The Spotted Horses: novel "The Hamlet")
- Part 1 (1985) ... (stories Barn Burning, The Spotted Horses: novel "The Hamlet")
 1983 A Rose for Emily (Short) (writer)
 1980 The Bear (Video short) (original story)
 1980 Barn Burning (TV Movie) (story)
 1977 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Réquiem por una mujer (1977) ... (story)
 1975 Requiem for a Nun (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 Tomorrow (story)
 1969 The Reivers (novel)
 1965-1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (stories - 27 episodes)
- Man with Two Faces (1966) ... (stories)
- Carlotta, Come Home (1966) ... (stories)
- Crisis (1966) ... (stories)
- Blaze of Glory (1966) ... (stories)
- Reunion - Italian Style (1966) ... (stories)
 1965 Requiem für eine Nonne (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Graduation Dress (1964) ... (story)
 1961 Fumée (TV Movie) (story: "Smoke")
 1961 Sanctuary (novels "Sanctuary" and "Requiem for a Nun" - uncredited)
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Graduation Dress (1960) ... (story)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (novel - 1 episode, 1958)
- Tomorrow (1960) ... (story)
- Old Man (1958) ... (novel)
 1959 The Sound and the Fury (novel)
 1958 Dim (TV Movie) (novel)
  Camera Three (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (story - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Tall Men (1958)
- As I Lay Dying (1956) ... (story)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer (novella "Spotted Horses" - short story "Barn Burning", novel "The Hamlet")
 1957 The Tarnished Angels (novel "Pylon")
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (original screenplay - 1 episode, 1957)
- To Have and Have Not (1957) ... (original screenplay)
- Shall Not Perish (1954) ... (writer)
- The Brooch (1953) ... (writer)
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Fury at Rio Hondo (1956) ... (screenplay - uncredited)
 1955 Playwrights '56 (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Sound and the Fury (1955) ... (novel)
  Climax! (TV Series) (story "Knight's Gambit" - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1954)
- Wild Stallion (1955) ... (story "Knight's Gambit")
- An Error in Chemistry (1954) ... (story)
 1955 Land of the Pharaohs (written by)
 1954 Suspense (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Barn Burning (1954) ... (story)
- Smoke (1954) ... (story)
 1952 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Honor (1952) ... (story)
 1949 Intruder in the Dust (novel)
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan (uncredited)
 1947 Deep Valley (uncredited)
 1946 The Big Sleep (screen play)
 1945 Mildred Pierce (contract writer - uncredited)
 1945 The Southerner (uncredited)
 1945 God Is My Co-Pilot (uncredited)
 1944 To Have and Have Not (screen play)
 1943 Northern Pursuit (uncredited)
 1943 Background to Danger (uncredited)
 1943 Air Force (contributor to screenplay - uncredited)
 1939 Drums Along the Mohawk (contributor - uncredited)
 1939 Gunga Din (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1938 Submarine Patrol (script, 1936 - uncredited)
 1938 Four Men and a Prayer (uncredited)
 1937 Slave Ship (story)
 1936 The Road to Glory (screenplay)
 1934 Lazy River (dialogue - uncredited)
 1933 The Story of Temple Drake (novel "Sanctuary")
 1933 Today We Live (dialogue) / (story "Turn About")
 1932 Flesh (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Intruder in the Dust". NOTE: Filmed as Intruder in the Dust (1949). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 10 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Spouse:

Estelle Oldham  (his death)  (2 children)
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Personal Quote:

It's not Hollywood's fault. The writer is not accustomed to money. It goes to his head and destroys him. See more »

Trivia:

Interred at Saint Peter's Cemetery, Oxford, Mississippi. See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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