Daniel Defoe (1660–1731)

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Born the eldest son and third child of James and Mary Defoe, Defoe received a very good education, as his father intended him to become a Presbyterian minister, but he chose to become a merchant instead. In 1684 he joined the army of the rebel Duke of Monmouth, but when the rebellion failed, Defoe was forced into semi-exile. He went bankrupt in ... See full bio »


(age 70) in London, England, UK
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 2016 The Wild Life (novel - uncredited)
 2008 Robinson Crusoe: The Great Blitzkrieg (Video) (characters)
 2008 Crusoe (TV Series) (novel)
 2005 Private Gold 72: Robinson Crusoe on Sin Island (Video) (novel - uncredited)
 2003 Robinson Crusoë (TV Movie) (characters from novel "Robinson Crusoe" - as Daniel Defoë)
 2003 The Sunday Programme (TV Series) (extracts - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 November 2003 (2003) ... (extracts)
 1999 The Periwig-Maker (Short) (book "A Journal of the Plague Year")
 1997 Robinson Crusoe (novel "The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe")
 1996 The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (TV Movie) (novel "Moll Flanders")
 1996 Moll Flanders (character from novel)
 1991 Robinson et compagnie (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1991 Softly from Paris (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Lady Roxanne (1991) ... (story)
 1988 Crusoe (book)
 1979 El año de la peste (novel "A journal of the Plague Year")
 1978 As Aventuras de Robinson Crusoé (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1977 Sex in Sweden (novel "Moll Flanders")
 1976 Robinson Crusoe Jr (TV Movie) (novel - as Daniel Defoe Jr)
 1975 Moll Flanders (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Man Friday (novel "The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe")
 1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- Robinson Crusoe (1974) ... (by)
 1974 Robinson Crusoe (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1973 Robinson y Viernes en la isla encantada (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1973 Robinson Crusoe (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1972 Robinson Crusoe (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series) (novel "Robinson Crusoe" - 1 episode)
- Man Friday (1972) ... (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1972 Ficciones (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Robinson Crusoe (characters) / (novel)
 1966 Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1965 The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (novel "Moll Flanders")
 1964 The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (TV Series) (novel)
 1964 Robinson Crusoe on Mars (based on a story by) / (novel "Robinson Crusoe" - uncredited)
 1960 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (1960)
 1954 Miss Robin Crusoe (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1954 Robinson Crusoe (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1947 Robinson Crusoe (novel)
 1935 Mickey's Man Friday (Short) (based on novel)
 1927 Robinson Crusoe (novel)
 1922 Les aventures de Robinson Crusoë (novel - as Daniel Defoë)
 1922 The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
 1917 Robinson Crusoe (Short) (novel)
 1916 Robinson Crusoe (novel)
 1913 Robinson Crusoe (Short) (story)
 1909 The Shipwrecked Man (Short) (novel)
 1903 Robinson Crusoe (Short) (novel "Robinson Crusoe")
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Novel: "Moll Flanders". NOTE: Filmed as Moll Flanders (1996), Sex in Sweden (1977), The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965), The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996), Moll Flanders (1975). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Daniel Defoë | Daniel Defoe Jr

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All men would be tyrants if they could. See more »


Wrote his story, "Hymn to the Pillory" while in jail. See more »

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