T.S. Eliot (1888–1965)


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T.S. Eliot ranks with William Butler Yeats as the greatest English language poet of the 20th Century and was certainly the most influential. He was born Thomas Stearns Eliot into the bosom of a respectable middle class family on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. The family had roots in New England, and Eliot spent summers in Gloucester, ... See full bio »

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(age 76) in London, England, UK

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Cats Writer
(2019)
Apocalypse Now Additional Crew
(1979)
Cats Writer
(1998)
School of Rock Soundtrack
(2003)

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 2021 Sopro (Documentary short) (excerpts by)
 2019 Cats (based on the poems poetry collection "Old Possum's Books of Practical Cats" by)
 2018/II Triptych (Short)
 2016 A Lovesong (Video short) (original text)
 2015/I The Hollow Men (Short) (based on the poem by)
 2015/I The Wasteland (Short) (poem)
 2015 Till Human Voices Wake Us (Short) (poem by)
 2012 Hollow Men (Video short)
 2012 Assassinio nella cattedrale (Video) (play)
 2011 Love Flesh (Documentary) (texts)
 2009 Going to Seed (Short) (poem)
 2008 Terra desolata (Short) (novel)
 2006 Assassinio nella cattedrale (Video) (poem)
 2004-2005 The Sunday Programme (TV Series) (poem - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 March 2005 (2005) ... (poem)
- Episode dated 4 April 2004 (2004) ... (poem)
 1999 The Waste Land (Short) (inspired by)
 1998 Cats (book "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats")
 1997 Television Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Maz stanu (1997) ... (play)
 1996 The Waste Land (Short) (poem)
 1984 The Rum Tum Tugger (Short) (characters created by)
 1981 The Waste Land (TV Movie)
 1977 Der Privatsekretär (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 The Hollow Men (Short)
 1975 Ashes (Documentary short) (poem)
 1970 Solo (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Little Gidding (1970) ... (poem)
 1967 Il canto d'amore di Prufrock (Short) (text)
 1967 Koktel (TV Movie) (play "The Cocktail Party")
 1967 Cocktailparty (TV Movie) (play "The Cocktail Party")
 1967 Conflict (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Family Reunion (1966) ... (play)
 1966 Assassinio nella Cattedrale (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Der Familientag (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Cocktail Party (1964) ... (play)
 1964 Die Cocktailparty (TV Movie) (play "The Cocktail Party")
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Murder in the Cathedral (1964) ... (play)
 1963 Der Privatsekretär (TV Movie) (play: The Confidential Clerk)
 1962 Mord im Dom (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Coctail party (play - as Thomas Stearns Eliot)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Family Reunion (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 The Cocktail Party (TV Movie) (play)
 1950-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 3 episodes)
- The Confidential Clerk (1955) ... (play)
- The Confidential Clerk (1953) ... (play)
- The Family Reunion (1950) ... (play)
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Confidential Clerk (1954) ... (play - segment "The Confidential Clerk")
 1952 The Cocktail Party (TV Movie) (play)
 1951 Murder in the Cathedral (play) / (screenplay)
 1947 Murder in the Cathedral (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 The White Chateau (TV Movie) (verse)
 1936 Theatre Parade (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Murder in the Cathedral (1936) ... (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "After Strange Gods: A Primary of Modern Heresy" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 9 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Thomas Stearns Eliot

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Valerie Eliot  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I should have been a pair of ragged claws scuttling across the floors of silent seas. See more »

Trivia:

Appointed a Member of the Order of Merit in 1948. See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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