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Michael Frayn


Michael Frayn was born on September 8, 1933 in London, England. He is a writer and actor, known for Clockwise (1986), First and Last (1989) and Theatre Night (1985). He has been married to Claire Tomalin since June 5, 1993. He was previously married to Gillian Palmer. See full bio »

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Known For

Clockwise Writer
(1986)
(1989)
Theatre Night Writer
(1987-1989)
Noises Off... Writer
(1992)

Filmography

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 2015 Der nackte Wahnsinn (TV Movie) (play "Noises Off")
  TV teatar (TV Series) (play: Noises off - 1 episode, 2014) (by - 1 episode, 1998)
- Iza kulisa (2014) ... (play: Noises off)
- Ovde (1998) ... (by)
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie) (written by - segment "Copenhagen")
 2013 Sti folia tou kouklou (TV Movie) (play "Noises Off")
 2002 Copenhagen (TV Movie)
 1997 Remember Me?
  Screen Two (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1994) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1994)
- A Landing on the Sun (1994) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
 1992 Noises Off... (play)
 1989 First and Last (TV Movie)
  Theatre Night (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1989) (by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Benefactors (1989) ... (written by)
- Make and Break (1987) ... (by)
 1989 Teatr (TV Movie) (play)
 1986 Galeria oberta (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Mel salvatge (1986) ... (adaptation)
 1986 Clockwise (original screenplay)
 1984 Plekkmehed (TV Movie) (novel 'The Tin Men')
 1980 Great Railway Journeys of the World (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Long Straight (1980) ... (writer)
 1980 Donkeys' Years (TV Movie)
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alphabetical Order (1978) ... (writer)
 1977 The Lively Arts (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vienna - The Mask of Gold (1977) ... (writer)
 1976 Pleasure at Her Majesty's (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1975 Making Faces (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Summer 1966: In Funland (1975) ... (writer)
- Trinity Term 1960: Paradise Lost (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 2nd House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Imagine a City Called Berlin (1975) ... (writer)
 1972 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Art for Whose Sake? (1972) ... (written by)
 1972 Beyond a Joke (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... (writer)
 1968-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Birthday (1969) ... (writer)
- Jamie, on a Flying Visit (1968) ... (writer)
 1964 Second City Reports (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Exclusion (1964) ... (writer)
- Culture (1964) ... (writer)
- Crazes (1964) ... (writer)
- Opinion (1964) ... (writer)
- Love (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot Show (1962)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(November 30 to December 11, 2016) His play, "Copenhagen," was performed in a Perisphere Theater and Capital Fringe production at the Trinidad Theatre in Washington D.C. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Claire Tomalin | See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

John Cleese named him in a 2012 interview as the living person he most admired. He has also called Frayn's script for Clockwise (1986) the best film script which had been written for him as a lead. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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