Gabriel García Márquez (I) (1927–2014)

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Major Latin-American author of novels and short stories, a central figure in the so-called magical realism movement in Latin American literature. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982. Studied law and journalism in Bogotá and Cartagena. He began his career as a journalist in 1948, was a foreign correspondent in Europe during the ... See full bio »

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  Cien años de soledad (TV Series) (author) (pre-production)
 2021 News of a Kidnapping (TV Mini Series)
 2020 The Insomnia Plague (Short) (based on the novel by)
 2020 Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes (Video short) (original story)
 2018 I riassuntini (TV Series short) (based on the novel by - 2020)
 2016 The Winged One (Short) (short story)
 2011 The Trail of Your Blood in the Snow (Short) (story)
 2011 Memories of My Melancholy Whores (based on the novel by)
 2009 Dead Man's Coughing (Short) (inspired by the short story "Muerte constante más allá del amor" - as G. G. Marquez)
 2009 Of Love and Other Demons (novel)
 2008 La Mujer que Llegaba a las Seis (Short) (story)
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera (novel "El amor en los tiempos del cólera")
 2007 The Ascent of Remedios (Short)
 2006 ZA 05. Lo viejo y lo nuevo (Documentary)
 2005 In Evil Hour (novel "La Mala Hora"/"In Evil Hour")
 2004 Zimove vesilya (Short) (inspired by)
 2001 Duelo (Short) (book)
 1997 Ma armastan sind (Short) (novel)
 1994 Eyes of a Blue Dog (story)
 1992-1994 I Sell My Dreams (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... (as Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... (as Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... (as Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (as Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (as Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
 1992 Nekros adelfos (Short) (short story)
 1992 Xuese Qingchen (uncredited)
 1992 La mujer que llegaba a las seis (Short) (story)
 1991 Contigo en la distancia (Short)
 1991 La María (TV Series) (adaptation - 1991)
 1990 El espejo de dos lunas (Short)
 1990 My Macondo (inspired by the book by: "One Hundred Years of Solitude")
 1990 Saturday Night Thief (TV Movie)
  Amores difíciles (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1988) (story - 1 episode, 1988)
- I'm the One You're Looking For (1988) ... (writer)
- Un domingo feliz (1988) ... (writer)
- The Summer of Miss Forbes (1988) ... (story)
- Milagro en Roma (1988) ... (writer)
 1988 Cartas del parque (story) / (writer)
 1988 A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (screenplay collaboration)
 1984 Farewell to the Ark (novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude")
 1984 Tiempo de morir (TV Series) (story)
 1983 Erendira (novel "La increíble y triste historia de la cándida Eréndira y de su abuela desalmada") / (screenplay)
 1981 Enroque (Short) (story)
 1981 100 Years of Solitude (Video) (novel)
 1979 Mary My Dearest (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 The Year of the Plague (screenplay)
 1979 La viuda de Montiel (short story)
 1978 El mar del tiempo perdido (short story)
 1974 Presage
 1969 Patsy, mi amor (story)
 1968 4 contra el crimen (screenplay)
 1967 Juego peligroso (segment "HO")
 1966 Time to Die (adaptation - dialogue) / (story)
 1965 Amor amor amor (adaptation - segment "Lola de mi vida")
 1965 Lola de mi vida (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1964 The Golden Cockerel (screenplay)
 1954 La langosta azul (Short)
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Other Works:

(November 13 to December 18, 2005) His short story, "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings," was adapted by Nilo Cruz in A P.L.A.Y. production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Andrew Tsao was director. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

G. G. Marquez | Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Mercedes Barcha  (his death)  (2 children)

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Personal Quote:

The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast. See more »


The video for R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion" is based on his short story "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings". See more »



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