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Günter Grass (1927–2015)

Günter Grass was born on October 16, 1927 in Free City of Danzig [now Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland] as Günter Wilhelm Grass. He was a writer, known for The Tin Drum (1979), The Call of the Toad (2005) and New York Television Theatre (1965). He was married to Ute Grunert and Anna Margareta Schwartz. He died on April 13, 2015 in Lübeck, ... See full bio »

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The Tin Drum Writer


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 2013 Television Theater (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Idac rakiem (2013) ... (novel)
 2005 The Call of the Toad (novel)
 1997 Die Rättin (TV Movie) (novel)
 1979 The Tin Drum (additional dialogue) / (novel)
 1971 Davor (TV Movie)
 1969 Die bösen Köche (TV Movie)
 1967 Cat and Mouse (novel)
 1967 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (works - 1 episode)
- The World of Günter Grass (1967) ... (works)
 1966 Camera Three (TV Series) (works - 1 episode)
- The World of Günter Grass (1966) ... (works)
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Other Works:

Stage: His play, "The Wicked Cooks," received its Chicago premiere from the Pary Production Company. Larry Hart directed the show, with a cast including Ted Hoerl, Robert Strom, Ray Nelson, Adrian White, Karen Swanson, Bill King, Ed Douglass, Barry Cherney, Cicero Jones, Gary Houston and Hedda Lubin. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 7½" (1.71 m)


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President of the Berlin Academy of Arts from 1983 to 1986. See more »

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