Christopher Isherwood (1904–1986)


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Christopher Isherwood was born on August 26, 1904 in Cheshire, England as William Bradshaw Isherwood. He is known for his work on Cabaret (1972), A Single Man (2009) and Frankenstein: The True Story (1973). He died on January 4, 1986 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Cabaret Writer
(1972)
A Single Man Writer
(2009)
(1941)

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 2011 Christopher and His Kind (TV Movie) (based on the book by)
 2009 A Single Man (novel)
 1995 Cabaret (Video) (stories "Goodbye to Berlin")
 1993 Cabaret (TV Movie) (based on the stories by)
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1972 Cabaret (stories)
 1965 The Loved One (screenplay)
 1961 First Person (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Wise Guy (1961) ... (short story)
 1956 MGM Parade (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1956) ... (archive footage)
 1956 Diane
 1955 I Am a Camera (based on the stories of)
 1949 The Great Sinner (screenplay)
 1949 Adventure in Baltimore (original story)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1941 Rage in Heaven (screen play)
 1938 The Ascent of F6 (TV Movie)
 1934 Little Friend (dialogue) / (scenario)
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Show Show Self (10 credits)
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Other Works:

His memoir, "Berlin Stores," inspired the musical, "Cabaret," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Andrea McArdle in the cast. The musical is based on the play, "I Am A Camera," by John Van Druten. John Kander was composer. Fred Ebb was lyricist. Joe Masteroff wrote the book. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's no good explaining to people why one lives in Hollywood. They either understand or they don't. See more »

Trivia:

His musical, "Cabaret (2018)," at the Paramount Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2018 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Musical or Revue Production. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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