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Tom Stoppard


Tom Stoppard was born on July 3, 1937 in Zlín, Czechoslovakia as Tomás Sträussler. He is a writer and producer, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Brazil (1985) and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990). He has been married to Sabrina Guinness since 2014. He was previously married to Miriam Stoppard and Jose Ingle. See full bio »

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(1998)
Brazil Writer
(1985)
Parade's End Writer
(2012)

Filmography

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  A Christmas Carol (screenplay by) (announced)
 2020 A Separate Peace (Video short)
 2017 Tulip Fever (screenplay by)
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie documentary) (written by - segment "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead"/"Arcadia")
 2012 Parade's End (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (screenplay)
 2012/I Anna Karenina (screenplay)
 2001 Television Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Pani Hapgood (2001) ... (play)
 2001 Enigma (screenplay)
 2000 The Real Thing (Video)
 2000 Vatel (English adaptation)
 1998 Shakespeare in Love (written by)
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1995 The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (Short) (play)
 1991 Billy Bathgate (screenplay)
 1991 Hapgood (TV Movie) (play)
 1990 Largo Desolato (TV Movie)
 1990 The Russia House (screenplay)
 1989 The Dog It Was That Died (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1987 Empire of the Sun (screenplay)
 1986 Professional Foul (TV Movie) (television play)
 1985 Brazil (screenplay by)
 1984 Squaring the Circle (TV Movie)
 1983 On the Razzle (TV Movie) (by)
 1979 The Human Factor (screenplay)
 1979 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (1979) ... (play)
 1978 A Walk on the Water (TV Movie)
 1978 Despair (screenplay)
 1978 Enskilt område (TV Movie)
 1978 Travesties (TV Movie)
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Professional Foul (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 Three Men in a Boat (TV Movie)
 1975 Mesélö városok (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- London (1975) ... (segment "Ésszerü magyarázat")
 1975 The Boundary (TV Movie) (written by)
 1975 The Romantic Englishwoman (screenplay)
 1973 Full House (TV Series documentary) (play "After Magritte" - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1973) ... (play "After Magritte")
 1971 Szabad, mint a madár (TV Movie)
 1971 Auf neutralem Boden (TV Movie)
 1971 Neutral Ground (TV Movie)
 1971 Ulazi slobodan covek (TV Movie)
  NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) (radio play "The Dissolution of Dominic Boot" - 1 episode, 1970) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1970)
- The Engagement (1970) ... (radio play "The Dissolution of Dominic Boot") / (screenplay)
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Neutral Ground (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Another Moon Called Earth (1967) ... (writer)
- Teeth (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 A Separate Peace (TV Movie)
 1966 Double Image (TV Mini-Series documentary) (script - 1 episode)
- A Separate Peace (1966) ... (script)
 1965 Der Spleen des George Riley (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Walk on the Water (1963) ... (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Schnitzler and his play, "Dalliance," was performed in a British National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Stephen Moore, Tim Curry, Sally Dexter, Brenda Blethyn, Sara Kestelman, Michael Bryant and Neil Dalglish in the cast. Peter Wood was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Tom Stoppard

Height:

6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[In 1968] I was asked to sign a protest against "censorship" after a newspaper declined to publish somebody's manifesto. "But that isn't censorship," I said. "That's editing. In Russia you go to prison for possessing a copy of Animal Farm. That's censorship." See more »

Trivia:

His play, The Invention of Love, was awarded the 1997 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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