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Jean Anouilh (I) (1910–1987)


Jean Anouilh was born on June 23, 1910 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France as Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh. He was a writer and director, known for Anna Karenina (1948), Le voyageur sans bagages (1944) and Deux sous de violettes (1951). He was married to Nicole Lançon and Monelle Valentin. He died on October 3, 1987 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Anna Karenina Writer
(1948)
Monsoon Writer
(1952)

Filmography

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 2012 Vous n'avez encore rien vu (plays "Eurydice" and "Cher Antoine ou l'amour raté")
 2010 Colombe (TV Movie) (play)
 2004 Le voyageur sans bagage (TV Movie) (play)
 2002 Ciocârlia (TV Movie) (play "L'Alouette")
 2000 Cestující bez zavazadel (TV Movie) (play)
  Teatr telewizji (TV Series) (drama - 2 episodes, 1956 - 2000) (author - 1 episode, 1957)
- Skowronek (2000) ... (drama)
- Antygona (1957) ... (author)
- Skowronek (1956) ... (drama)
 1999 Skovránok (TV Movie)
 1996 O Ensaio (TV Movie) (play)
 1996 Colombe (TV Movie) (play)
 1991 Le diable amoureux (TV Movie) (play)
 1991 Milácek Ornifle (TV Movie) (play: "Ornifle ou Le courant d'air")
 1988 Találka Párizs mellett (TV Movie) (play: "Le rendez-vous de Senlis")
 1987 El viajero sin equipaje (TV Movie)
 1987 A pacsirta (TV Movie)
  Le petit théâtre d'Antenne 2 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1985) (play "Le songe du critique" - 1 episode, 1981)
- Humulus le muet (1985) ... (play)
- Le songe du critique (1981) ... (play "Le songe du critique")
 1984 Antígona (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 La comedia (TV Series) (play: "Le bal des voleurs" - 1 episode)
- El baile de los ladrones (1983) ... (play: "Le bal des voleurs")
 1983 Colombe (TV Movie) (original play)
  Estudio 1 (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1981) (play: "L'Alouette" - 1 episode, 1971) (play: "Le voyageur sans bagage" - 1 episode, 1968)
- Los peces rojos (1981) ... (play)
- La alondra (1971) ... (play: "L'Alouette")
- El viajero sin equipaje (1968) ... (play: "Le voyageur sans bagage")
- Leocadia (1967) ... (play)
 1981 Adèle ou la marguerite (TV Movie) (play: "Ardèle ou La marguerite")
 1973-1981 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (French adaptation - 3 episodes)
- Il est important d'être aimé (1981) ... (French adaptation)
- L'amant complaisant (1980) ... (French adaptation)
- La nuit des rois (1973) ... (French adaptation)
 1981 Colombe (TV Movie) (comedy)
 1980 Antigoni (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Das Drehbuch (TV Movie)
 1980 Le marchand de Venise (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1980 To theatro tis Defteras (TV Series) (play: "Antigone" - 1 episode)
- Antigoni (1980) ... (play: "Antigone")
 1980 Toreadorvalsen (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 La belle vie (TV Movie) (dialogue)
 1979 Das Orchester (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 1978 Le scénario (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 El teatro (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Antígona (1978) ... (play)
 1977 Centre Play (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Rehearsal (1977) ... (play)
 1977 Het dievenbal (TV Movie)
 1976 Le jeune homme et le lion (TV Movie) (scenario)
 1975 Monsieur Barnett (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Antigone (1974) ... (play)
 1973 Victor oder Die Kinder an die Macht (TV Movie) (adaptation: German)
 1972 Dragi Antoan (TV Movie) (play "Cher Antoine")
 1972 Madame de... (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Comme il vous plaira (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1972 Ornifle oder Der erzürnte Himmel (TV Movie) (play "Ornifle ou le courant d'air")
 1972 Der Herr Ornifle (TV Movie) (play: "Ornifle ou Le courant d'air")
 1971 Zhavoronok (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Médeia (TV Movie)
 1971 Der verliebte Teufel (TV Movie) (play "Le diable amoureux")
 1970 Cher Antoine oder Die verfehlte Liebe (TV Movie) (play "Cher Antoine")
 1970 Ardele oder Das Gänseblümchen (TV Movie) (play "Ardéle ou la marguerite")
 1970 Einladung ins Schloss (TV Movie) (book "L'invitation au château")
 1970 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La salvaje (1970)
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Colombe (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Mister Barnett (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Orkestar (TV Movie)
 1968 Die Katze (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Die Wilde (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Het rendez-vous van Senlis (TV Movie)
 1968 Monsieur Barnett (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Romeo und Jeanette (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Repetitionen (TV Movie)
  The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1968) (play "La foire d'empoigne" - 1 episode, 1964)
- Monsieur Barnett (1968) ... (writer)
- Catch as Catch Can (1964) ... (play "La foire d'empoigne")
 1967 Leocadia (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Tienerklanken (TV Series) (play: "Cécile ou l'École des pères" - 1 episode)
- Cécile of de school der vaders (1967) ... (play: "Cécile ou l'École des pères")
 1967 Colombe (TV Movie)
 1967 Madame de... (TV Movie) (dramatization)
 1966 The Fighting Cock (TV Movie) (play "L'Hurluberlu")
 1966 Juhlat linnassa (TV Movie) (play "L'Invitation au château")
 1966 Jeanne oder Die Lerche (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Time Lost and Time Remembered (extract from Antigone)
 1966 Leben wie die Fürsten (TV Movie) (play)
  Primera fila (TV Series) (play: "L'Alouette" - 1 episode, 1965) (play: "Le Bal des voleurs" - 1 episode, 1965) (play: "L'invitation au château" - 1 episode, 1965) (play: "Le voyageur sans bagage" - 1 episode, 1964) (play - 1 episode, 1963)
- La alondra (1965) ... (play: "L'Alouette")
- El baile de los ladrones (1965) ... (play: "Le Bal des voleurs")
- Invitación al castillo (1965) ... (play: "L'invitation au château")
- El viajero sin equipaje (1964) ... (play: "Le voyageur sans bagage")
- Leocadia (1963) ... (play)
 1965 Piège pour Cendrillon (adaptation and dialogue)
  Festival (TV Series) (play - 5 episodes, 1961 - 1965) (play: "Colombe" - 1 episode, 1960)
- Romeo and Jeannette (1965) ... (play)
- Antigone (1963) ... (play)
- The Lark (1962) ... (play)
- Traveller Without Luggage (1962) ... (play)
- Ring Around the Moon (1961) ... (play)
 1965 Antigone (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Isien koulu (TV Movie) (play "Cécile, ou L'école des pères")
 1965 Colombe (TV Movie) (play)
  Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (play "Le voyageur sans bagages" - 1 episode, 1965) (play "Eurydice" - 1 episode, 1964)
- Traveller Without Luggage (1965) ... (play "Le voyageur sans bagages")
- Point of Departure (1964) ... (play "Eurydice")
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play "Pauvre Bitos ou le dîner de têtes" - 1 episode)
- Poor Bitos (1965) ... (play "Pauvre Bitos ou le dîner de têtes")
 1964/I Eurydike (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Joan of Arc (TV Mini-Series) (play "L'Alouette" - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (play "L'Alouette")
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... (play "L'Alouette")
 1964 La ronde (adaptation and dialogue)
  Gran teatro (TV Series) (1 episode, 1964) (play: "Antigone" - 1 episode, 1961)
- La Alondra (1964)
- Antigona (1961) ... (play: "Antigone")
 1964/II Eurydike (TV Movie) (play "Eurydice")
 1964 Leocadia (TV Movie) (play "Léocadia")
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Ring Round the Moon (1964) ... (play)
 1964 Becket (play "Becket")
 1964 Ball der Diebe (TV Movie) (play: Le Bal des voleurs)
 1963 Die Grotte (TV Movie) (play "La Grotte")
 1963 Fadersskolan (TV Movie) (play: "Cécile ou l'École des pères")
 1963 The Fighting Cock (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Reisender ohne Gepäck (TV Movie) (play "Le voyageur sans bagages")
 1963 Die Probe oder Die bestrafte Liebe (TV Movie) (play "La répétition ou l'amour puni")
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 3 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (play "La répétition ou L'amour puni" - 1 episode, 1963) (play: "L'Alouette" - 1 episode, 1962) (play "Le voyageur sans bagages" - 1 episode, 1959) (play: "Le rendez-vous de Senlis" - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Rehearsal (1963) ... (play "La répétition ou L'amour puni")
- The Lark (1962) ... (play: "L'Alouette")
- The Traveller Without Luggage (1959) ... (play "Le voyageur sans bagages")
- The Wild Bird (1959) ... (play)
- Dinner with the Family (1958) ... (play: "Le rendez-vous de Senlis")
 1962/III Antigone (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Antigone (play)
 1962 Jeudi-théâtre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Antigone (1962) ... (play)
 1962 Arme Bitos (TV Movie)
 1962 Cécile... oder Die Schule der Väter (TV Movie) (play "Cécile ou l'école des pères")
 1962 Waltz of the Toreadors (play)
 1962 Dinner with the Family (TV Movie) (play "Le Rendez-vous de Senlis")
 1962 Eurydike (TV Movie) (based on play)
 1962 Der Walzer der Toreros (TV Movie) (play "La valse des Toréadors")
 1962 Becket oder Die Ehre Gottes (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 Le téléthéâtre de Radio-Canada (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Colombe (1961) ... (play)
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Jeannette (1961) ... (story)
 1961 Prinssi ja hatuntekijä (TV Movie) (play "Léocadia")
 1961 Madame de... (TV Movie) (play)
 1961/II Time Remembered (TV Movie) (play "Léocadia")
 1961 Das Rendezvous von Senlis (TV Movie) (play "Rendezvous de Senlis")
 1961 General Quixotte (TV Movie)
 1961 Eurydike (TV Movie) (play)
 1961/I Time Remembered (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 Einladung ins Schloß (TV Movie) (play "L'invitation au chateau")
 1960 Point of Departure (TV Movie) (play "Eurydice")
  Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1960) (play "Le bal des voleurs" - 1 episode, 1959) (play "La valse des toréadors" - 1 episode, 1959)
- Legend of Lovers (1960) ... (play)
- Thieves Carnival (1959) ... (play "Le bal des voleurs")
- The Waltz of the Toreadors (1959) ... (play "La valse des toréadors")
 1960 Majestäten (TV Movie) (play: Foire d'Empoigne)
 1960 Ein Katzenballett (TV Short) (idea)
 1960 Eurydike (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
 1959 Antigone (TV Movie)
 1959 Dinner with the Family (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Der Herr Ornifle (TV Movie) (play "Ornifle ou le courant d'air")
 1959 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (play: "Eurydice" - 1 episode)
- Euridice (1959) ... (play: "Eurydice")
 1958 Colombe (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Romeo und Jeanette (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Cécile oder Die Schule der Väter (TV Movie) (play "Cécile ou l'école des pères")
 1958/I Leocadia (TV Movie) (play "Léocadia")
 1958/II Leocadia (TV Movie) (play)
 1958/II Antigone (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 La répétition ou L'amour puni (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Eurydice (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 The Lark (TV Movie) (writer)
 1956 Jeanne oder Die Lerche (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play "L'Alouette" - 1 episode)
- The Lark (1956) ... (play "L'Alouette")
 1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Antigone (1956) ... (play)
 1955 Die Schule der Väter (TV Movie)
 1955 The Vale of Shadows (TV Movie) (play "Eurydice")
 1954 Leocadia (TV Movie) (play)
 1953 Le chevalier de la nuit (writer)
 1953 Caroline Cherie (writer)
 1952 Monsoon (based on a play by)
 1951 Deux sous de violettes (adaptation and dialogue - uncredited)
 1951 Dear Caroline
 1949 Antigone (TV Movie) (play)
 1949 Pattes blanches (scenario)
 1948 Anna Karenina (screenplay)
 1947 Monsieur Vincent (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1945 Quartieri alti (play "Le Rendez-Vous de Senlis")
 1945 La fiancée des ténèbres (uncredited)
 1944 Le voyageur sans bagages (adaptation) / (dialogue) / (play)
 1943 Marie-Martine (screenplay - uncredited)
 1939 Cavalcade d'amour (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1939 The Mayor's Dilemma (writer)
 1937 Le gagnant (Short) (dialogue)
 1937 The Citadel of Silence (dialogue)
 1937 Les dégourdis de la 11ème (dialogue)
 1937 Confessions of a Newlywed (dialogue)
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His play, "Thieves' Carnival," was performed at the Arts Theatre Club in London, England with John Laurie, Harold Lang, Robin Bailey, Wyndham Goldie, Judith Furse, Maxine Audley, David Bird, Gerald Harper, and Tutte Lemkow in the cast. Roy Rich was director. John Hotchkis was musical director. See more »
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Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know he is. See more »

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Playwright, screenwriter and director, often dealing with classic or mystical material. His plays ranged from sophisticated comedies to serious dramas. He was the son of a tailor and a violinist. Anouilh was first introduced to the theatre while working as an assistant to the actor Louis Jouvet. See more »

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