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George MacDonald Fraser (1925–2008)

George McDonald Fraser was an expert storyteller and master of the comic novel. His most widely read books chronicle the adult exploits of Harry Flashman (the original cowardly school bully of "Tom Brown's Schooldays"). Though fictionalised, these bawdy adventures are invariably set against an impeccably well-researched and annotated historical ... See full bio »

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Red Sonja Writer
Octopussy Writer
Flashman Writer


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 1989 The Return of the Musketeers (screenplay - as George Macdonald Fraser)
 1987 Casanova (TV Movie) (written by)
 1986 The Pyrates (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1985 Red Sonja (written by)
 1983 Octopussy (screen story by)
 1979 Read All About It (TV Series) (questions: Quiz of the Week - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.13 (1979) ... (questions: Quiz of the Week)
 1977 Crossed Swords (final screenplay)
 1975 Royal Flash (novel) / (screenplay)
 1974 The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (screenplay - as George Macdonald Fraser)
 1973 The Three Musketeers (screenplay)
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (story "The General Danced At Dawn" - 1 episode)
- The Dirtiest Soldier in the World (1972) ... (story "The General Danced At Dawn")
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 1999 The Bookworm (TV Series)
- Episode #6.5 (1999) ... Self
 1979 Read All About It (TV Series)
Self - Quiz of the Week: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Episode #6.13 (1979) ... Self - Quiz of the Week: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
 1974 The Book Programme (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #2.5 (1974) ... Self
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 2000 Inside 'Octopussy' (Video documentary short)

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Other Works:

Black Ajax (1997) (Novel) See more »

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Alternate Names:

George Macdonald Fraser


Kathleen M. Hetherington  (his death)  (3 children)

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He's the father of the novelist Caro Fraser. See more »

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