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Cecil Day-Lewis (1904–1972)


Cecil Day-Lewis was born on April 27, 1904 in Ballintubber, Ireland. He is known for This Man Must Die (1969), The Beast Must Die (1952) and The Beast Must Die (2021). He was married to Jill Balcon and Constance Mary King. He died on May 22, 1972 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 68) in London, England, UK

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(1969)
(1952)
(2020-2021)

Filmography

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 2020-2021 The Beast Must Die (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2021) ... (based on the novel by - as Nicholas Blake)
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... (based on the novel by - as Nicholas Blake)
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... (based on the novel by - as Nicholas Blake)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (based on the novel by - as Nicholas Blake)
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... (based on the novel by - as Nicholas Blake)
 1983 Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 5 episodes)
- The Otterbury Incident: Part 5 - Grand Assault (1983) ... (book - as C. Day Lewis)
- The Otterbury Incident: Part 3 - The Detectives Get to Work (1983) ... (book - as C. Day Lewis)
- The Otterbury Incident: Part 2 - Operation Glazier (1983) ... (book - as C. Day Lewis)
- The Otterbury Incident: Part 1 - The Ambush in Abbey Lane (1983) ... (book - as C. Day Lewis)
 1980 The Kids Who Knew Too Much (TV Movie) (novel: The Whisper in the Gloom - as Nicholas Blake)
 1980 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Kids Who Knew Too Much (1980) ... (novel - as Nicholas Blake)
 1969 This Man Must Die (based on the novel by: "The Beast Must Die" - as Nicholas Blake)
 1964-1968 Detective (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- The Beast Must Die (1968) ... (novel - as Nicholas Blake)
- End of Chapter (1964) ... (novel - as Nicholas Blake)
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- A Tangled Web (1963) ... (novel - as Nicholas Blake)
 1952 The Beast Must Die (from the famous novel by - as Nicholas Blake)
 1938 The White Chateau (TV Movie) (verse - as Cecil Day Lewis)
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 1939 The Rape of Czechoslovakia (Documentary short) (lyricist - as C. Day Lewis)
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 1970 Aquarius (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #1.8 (1970) ... Self (as Cecil Day Lewis)
 1969 Civilisation (TV Mini Series documentary)
Poetry reader
- The Worship of Nature (1969) ... Poetry reader (voice, as C. Day-Lewis)
 1966 New Release (TV Series)
Self
- Who Is Edmund Blunden? (1966) ... Self (as C. Day-Lewis)
 1962 Seeing and Believing (TV Series)
Self
- The Working Cross (1962) ... Self (as C. Day-Lewis)
- Hills in Perspective (1962) ... Self (as C. Day-Lewis)
 1961 The Brains Trust (TV Series)
Self - Panellist
- Episode #2.4 (1961) ... Self - Panellist (as Cecil Day Lewis)
- Episode #1.259 (1961) ... Self - Panellist (as Cecil Day Lewis)
 1958 From Cover to Cover (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.2 (1958) ... Self (as Cecil Day Lewis)
 1953 The Drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci (Documentary short)
Quotations (as Cecil Day Lewis)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Self
- The Final Test (1951) ... Self (as Cecil Day Lewis)
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 2021 Daniel Day-Lewis - L'héritier (TV Movie documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Worm of Death". See more »

Alternate Names:

Nicholas Blake | C. Day-Lewis | C. Day Lewis | Cecil Day Lewis

Spouse:

Jill Balcon  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Daniel Day-Lewis | See more »

Relatives:

Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis (grandchild)
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Father-in-law of Rebecca Miller. See more »

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