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Robert Ardrey (1908–1980)


Robert Ardrey was born on October 16, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Khartoum (1966), The Three Musketeers (1948) and Madame Bovary (1949). He was married to Berdine Grünewald and Helen Johnson. He died on January 14, 1980 in Cape Town, South Africa. See full bio »

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Known For

Khartoum
Khartoum Writer
(1966)
The Three Musketeers
(1948)
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary Writer
(1949)
The Green Years
(1946)

Filmography

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 1985 Theatre Night (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Thunder Rock (1985) ... (play)
 1975 Up from the Ape (Documentary) (screenplay) / (story)
 1967 Leuchtfeuer (TV Movie) (play "Thunder Rock")
 1966 Khartoum (written by)
 1964 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flight from Hollywood (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 De vuurtorenwachter (TV Movie)
 1960 Schatten der Helden (TV Movie) (play "Shadow of Heroes")
 1959 The Wonderful Country (screenplay)
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Shadow of Heroes (1959) ... (play)
 1957 Leuchtfeuer (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 The Power and the Prize (screenplay)
 1955 Quentin Durward (screenplay)
 1955 Thunder Rock (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Thunder Rock (1955) ... (play)
 1950 The Schumann Story (Short)
 1949 Madame Bovary (screenplay)
 1949 The Secret Garden (screenplay)
 1948 The Three Musketeers (screenplay)
 1947 Song of Love
 1946 Thunder Rock (TV Movie) (play)
 1946 The Green Years (screenplay)
 1943 A Lady Takes a Chance (screenplay)
 1942 Thunder Rock (by)
 1940 They Knew What They Wanted (screenplay)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady (contributing writer - uncredited)
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Show Show Self (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Shadow of Heroes", performed in London, England. Piccadilly Theatre: October 7, 1958. Directed by Peter Hall. Produced by Toby Rowland. Cast: Peggy Ashcroft (as Julia Rajk), Emlyn Williams (as The Author), Alan Webb (as Janos Kadar), and Stephen Murray (as Erno Gero). See more »


Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

As is generally known, Hollywood is not exactly a place, any more than Victorian refers to the court of the departed queen. Even when I arrived there were few film studios left in the district of Los Angeles called Hollywood. Neither was it a state of mind, or a style, for while you might make Victorian furniture in Grand Rapids or pursue Victorian mores in Dusseldorf, Hollywood films were ... See more »

Trivia:

Called by famed biologist E. O. Wilson: "The lyric poet of evolution". See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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