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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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Known For

Loot Writer
(1970)
Theatre Night Writer
(1987)
(1966)

Filmography

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 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")
 1975 Poen (TV Movie) (play "Loot")
 1975 De goede en de trouwe dienaar (TV Movie)
 1973 ITV Saturday 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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 1967 The Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.30 (1967) ... Himself
 1967 Call My Bluff (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.19 (1967) ... Himself
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 2017 Joe Orton Laid Bare (TV Movie)
Himself
 1982 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "What the Butler Saw," was performed at the Hampstead Theatre in London, England with Clive Francis, Sheila Gish, Joseph Maher, Gary Olsen, Camille Coduri, and Ben Porter in the cat. John Tillinger was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

'Libraries might as well not exist; they've got endless shelves for rubbish and hardly any space for good books. [Interview, 1967] See more »

Trivia:

Was incarcerated for six months for defacing books. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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