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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 Writer
(1966)
(1948)
Madame Bovary Writer
(1949)
(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 (screen play)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Thunder Rock", performed at the Neighbourhood Theatre in South Kensington, London. Directed and produced by Herbert Marshall. Cast: Michael Redgrave (as Charleston), Percy Parsons (as Captain Joshua), Alfredda Brilliant (as Melanie), Townsend Whitling (as Inspector Flanning), Robert Sansom (as Streeter), Rosalind Atkinson... See more »


Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

A skepticism concerning what one beholds - whether in the arts, in the sciences, or in the deeply etched channels of fashionable response - contains a force essential to the survival of civilized man. See more »

Trivia:

Playwright, screenwriter and author. Graduate from the University of Chicago, Guggenheim Fellow (1937-38), Sidney Howard Memorial Award winner and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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