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Joe Orton (I) (1933–1967)

Joe Orton was a noted British author, screenwriter, and playwright who is best known for the plays 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane' (1964), 'What the Butler Saw' (1969), and 'Loot' (1967). He was murdered by his lover, Kenneth Halliwell, in their home at 25 Noel Road, Islington, London. See full bio »

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Beryl Reid Writer
(1977)
Theatre Night Writer
(1987)
Loot Writer
(1970)

Filmography

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 2017 What the Butler Saw. (Video) (writer)
 1997 Loot (play)
 1990 El botí (TV Movie) (play "Loot")
 1987 El fascinerós (TV Movie) (play "The Ruffian on the Stair")
 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What the Butler Saw (1987) ... (writer)
 1981 Inackorderingen (TV Movie) (play "Entertaining Mr. Sloane")
 1977 Beryl Reid (TV Series) (original script by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (original script by)
 1975 Poen (TV Movie) (play "Loot")
 1975 De goede en de trouwe dienaar (TV Movie)
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ruffian on the Stair (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 Dobri verni sluga (TV Movie)
 1970 Loot (play)
 1970 Der Rowdy auf der Treppe (TV Movie) (play "The Ruffian on the Stair")
 1970 Entertaining Mr Sloane (play "Entertaining Mr Sloane")
  ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1968) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1968) (play - 1 episode, 1968)
- Funeral Games (1968) ... (writer)
- Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1968) ... (adaptation) / (play)
 1967 Seven Deadly Virtues (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Good & Faithful Servant (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Erpingham Camp (1966) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1972 to 1973 Winter) His play, "What The Butler Saw," was performed at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. Craig Noel was artistic director and director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Being married is like being a baby and having to play with the same rattle always. See more »

Trivia:

His life and the circumstances of his death are dramatized in the film Prick Up Your Ears (1987). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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