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W.P. Kinsella (1935–2016)

W.P. Kinsella was born on May 25, 1935 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as William Patrick Kinsella. He is known for his work on Field of Dreams (1989), Sister Ann of the Cornfield and Dance Me Outside (1994). He was married to Barbara. He died on September 16, 2016 in Hope, British Columbia, Canada. See full bio »

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 1996 The Rez (TV Series) (book "Dance Me Outside") / (characters)
 1995 Lieberman in Love (Short) (short story)
 1994 Dance Me Outside (book)
 1989 Field of Dreams (book "Shoeless Joe")
 1984 John Cat (Short) (story)
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 2013 Take Me Home (TV Series documentary) (permission by - 1 episode)
- Home Base (2013) ... (permission by: Barbara Turner Kinsella painting "Bill")
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 2013 Take Me Home (TV Series documentary)
- Home Base (2013) ... Self (as W P Kinsella)

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Book: "Box Socials". See more »

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W P Kinsella


Barbara  (her death)

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Major baseball fan. See more »


Frequently writes novels and short stories about baseball with elements of fantasy.



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