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Luigi Pirandello (1867–1936)


Luigi Pirandello was born on June 28, 1867 in Girgenti, Sicily, Italy [now Agrigento, Sicily, Italy]. He was a writer, known for The Living Dead Man (1926), But It's Nothing Serious (1936) and Der Mann, der nicht nein sagen kann (1938). He was married to Antonietta Portulano. He died on December 10, 1936 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »

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(age 69) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 2021 Apopse aftoshediazoume (TV Movie) (play: Questa sera si recita a soggetto)
 2020 La función por hacer (Video) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 2017 O Filme de Schrödinger (TV Mini Series) (novel)
 2016 El viaje (Short) (novel)
 2015 A Whiff of Air (Short)
 2015 L'attesa (play: "La vita che ti diedi")
 2015 One, No One and One Hundred Thousand (TV Short) (novel)
 2015 La scelta (play: "L'innesto")
 2001 Who Knows? (play "Come tu mi vuoi" - uncredited)
 1999 The Nanny (novella "La Balia")
 1998 Zivot, který ti dávám (TV Movie) (play)
 1998 You Laugh (stories concept)
 1996 Ra gatsinebs?! (TV Movie) (story "Tu ridi")
 1995 Come prima, meglio di prima (TV Movie)
 1993-1995 Dnes vecer hrám ja (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Tesný frak (1993) ... (story)
 1993 The Man with the Flower in His Mouth (TV Short documentary) (play)
 1993 Kaneis den xerei pos (TV Movie) (play: Non si sa come)
 1971-1992 Alta comedia (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Sin salida (1992)
- Esa desconocida (1974)
 1992 Európa, moja láska (TV Movie) (play)
 1992 Performance (TV Series) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore" - 1 episode)
- Six Characters in Search of an Author (1992) ... (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1991 L'uomo, la bestia e la virtù (TV Movie) (story)
 1991 Così è (se vi pare) (TV Movie) (play)
 1991 La vita che ti diedi (TV Movie) (story)
 1991 La signora Morlì, una e due (TV Movie) (play)
 1990 Els gegants de la muntanya (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 So ist es - Wie es ihnen scheint (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Sentiments (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Manu (1988)
 1987 Forog a film (TV Movie) (writer)
 1987 Chacun sa vérité (TV Movie) (play)
 1986 Così È: se Vi Pare (TV Movie)
 1986 La Moreno che tutti sanno chi è (Video short) (original idea)
 1986 Las inocentes (novel)
 1986 Vestire gli ignudi (TV Movie) (play)
 1985 Il berretto a sonagli (TV Movie) (play)
 1985 The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal (novel "Il fu Mattia Pascal")
 1985 In silenzio (TV Movie) (novella)
 1984 Wir (short stories)
 1984 Kaos (stories)
 1984 Henry IV (play)
 1984 Heinrich IV. (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Emmenez-moi au théâtre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- L'homme, la bête, la vertu (1983) ... (play)
 1982 Teatro (TV Series) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore" - 1 episode)
- Seis personajes en busca de autor (1982) ... (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1982 Il piacere dell'onestà (TV Movie) (by)
  Estudio 1 (TV Series) (1 episode, 1969) (play - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1981) (play: "I giganti della montagna" - 1 episode, 1977) (play: "La vita che ti diedi" - 1 episode, 1977)
- El gorro de cascabeles (1981) ... (play)
- Los gigantes de la montaña (1977) ... (play: "I giganti della montagna")
- La vida que te di (1977) ... (play: "La vita che ti diedi")
- Enrique IV (1967) ... (play)
 1981 Henri IV (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Il turno (story)
 1981 Il berretto a sonagli (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 L'esclusa (TV Mini Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (novel)
 1979 Vestire gli ignudi (TV Movie) (play)
 1978-1979 I vecchi e i giovani (TV Mini Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (novel)
 1979 Enrico IV (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Teatro estudio (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Sea todo para bien (1978) ... (play)
 1978 Nuova Colonia (play)
  TV teatar (TV Series) (by - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1978) (play "It is so !, If You think so" - 1 episode, 1968)
- Tako je ako vam se tako cini (1968) ... (play "It is so !, If You think so")
- Covek, zivotinja i vrlina (1963) ... (by)
 1977 Drama (TV Series) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore" - 1 episode)
- Six Characters in Search of an Author by Pirandello (1977) ... (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1976 Six Characters in Search of an Author (TV Movie) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1975 Ce soir on improvise (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Rules of the Game (1975) ... (play)
 1974 El teatro (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Así es, si así os parece (1974) ... (play)
 1974 Così è (se vi pare) (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Noche de teatro (TV Series) (play: "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore" - 1 episode)
- Seis personajes en busca de autor (1974) ... (play: "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1974 The Voyage (novel)
 1973 Vestire gli ignudi (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Seks roller søger en forfatter (TV Movie) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1972 Svetlost iz druge kuce (TV Movie) (novel "The light from the house opposite")
 1972 Comme avant, mieux qu'avant (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Celle qu'on laisse passer (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Pensaci, Giacomino! (TV Movie) (story)
 1971 De man, het beest en de deugd (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Ik droomde (misschien) (TV Movie)
 1971 Zes personages zoeken een auteur (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Gran teatro universal (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Il giuoco delle parti (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 L'uomo dal fiore in bocca (TV Short) (play)
 1970 Henrique IV (TV Movie)
 1970 Die Welt des Pirandello - Liebe! - Liebe? (TV Movie) (short stories)
 1970 Kvevri (Short) (story "La Giara")
 1970 Il berretto a sonagli (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 L'amica delle mogli (TV Movie) (story)
 1970 Ta dobra dusa (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969 Tout pour le mieux (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Il mondo di Pirandello (TV Series) (from "Novelle per un anno" - 5 episodes)
- L'altra faccia della giustizia (1968) ... (from "Novelle per un anno")
- Amori senza amore (1968) ... (from "Novelle per un anno")
- Camere d'affitto (1968) ... (from "Novelle per un anno")
- Sicilia amara (1968) ... (from "Novelle per un anno")
- Viaggio nel continente (1968) ... (from "Novelle per un anno")
 1968 Jindrich IV. (TV Movie) (play "Enrico IV")
 1968 Henrik IV (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- El placer de la honradez (1968) ... (play)
 1968 Para Cada um Sua Verdade (TV Movie)
 1967 Tutto per bene (TV Movie)
 1967 Henri IV (TV Movie documentary) (play)
 1967 De regels van het spel (TV Movie)
 1967 Heinrich IV. (TV Movie) (play "Enrico IV.")
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Henry IV (1967) ... (play)
 1967 Henrik IV (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Alles zum Guten (TV Movie) (play "Tutto per bene")
 1966 De man met de bloem op de mond (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Das Vergnügen, anständig zu sein (TV Movie) (play "Il piacere dell'onesta")
 1966 Alle har ret (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 O Diploma (TV Movie)
 1965 La ragione degli altri (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore (TV Movie) (play by)
 1965 Kuusi henkilöä etsii tekijää (TV Movie) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1965 Teatterituokio (TV Series) (novella "La giara" - 1 episode)
- Ruukku (1965) ... (novella "La giara")
 1965 Novela (TV Series) (novel: "Il fu Mattia Pascal" - 1 episode)
- El difunto Matías Pascal (1965) ... (novel: "Il fu Mattia Pascal")
 1965 Czlowiek z kwiatem w ustach (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Sisilian sitruunoita (TV Movie)
 1965 Pensão Vitalícia (TV Movie)
 1965 Hendrik IV (TV Movie) (play "Enrico IV")
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Rules of the Game (1965) ... (play)
 1964 Six Characters in Search of an Author (TV Movie) (based on a play by)
 1964 Izvesne obaveze (TV Movie)
 1964 For å skjule sin nakenhet (TV Movie) (based on play)
 1964 Sechs Personen suchen einen Autor (TV Movie) (play "Sei personnaggi in cerca d'un autore")
 1964 Primera fila (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- La bella desconocida (1964) ... (play)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore" - 1 episode)
- Six Characters in Search of an Author (1964) ... (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1964 Così è (se vi pare) (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Liolà (play "Liolà")
 1964 Nøgen (TV Movie) (play "Vestire gli Ignudi")
 1964 L'abito nuovo (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 A la salida (Short) (story)
 1963 Niin on - jos siltä näyttää (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Die Nackten kleiden (TV Movie) (play "Vestire gli ignudi")
 1956-1963 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Henrique IV (1963)
- Henrioque IV (1957)
 1963 Zara (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Der Dummkopf (TV Movie)
 1963 Der Krug (TV Movie)
 1963 Zitronen aus Sizilien (TV Movie)
 1963 Het diploma (TV Movie)
 1963 De kelk aan de lippen (TV Movie) (one-act play)
 1962 Athens by Night (Documentary) (play)
 1962 Comme tu me veux (play: "Come tu mi vuoi")
 1962 Platea (TV Series) (author - 1 episode)
- El hombre de la flor en la boca (1962) ... (author)
 1962 Das Vergnügen, anständig zu sein (TV Movie) (play "Il piacere dell' onesta")
 1962 Drei Einakter (TV Movie)
 1962 La volupté de l'honneur (TV Movie)
 1962 Sex roller söka en författare (TV Movie) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1962 Laranjas da Sicília (TV Movie)
 1961 Ma non è una cosa seria (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 Playwright at Work (TV Mini Series) (play excerpt - 1 episode)
- Luigi Pirandello (1961) ... (play excerpt)
 1961 Il piacere dell'onestà (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 La vie que je t'ai donnée (TV Movie) (play: "La vita che ti diedi")
 1961 Henri IV (TV Special) (play written by)
 1960 Limes from Sicily (TV Movie) (play "Lumie di Sicilia")
 1960/II Professor Toti (TV Movie)
 1960 So ist es - ist es so? (TV Movie) (novel 'Così è se vi pare')
 1960 Lazarus (TV Movie) (play)
 1960/I Professor Toti (TV Movie) (play)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode, 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1954)
- Against the Stream (1959) ... (original story)
- The Captive (1954) ... (story)
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Henry IV (1959) ... (play)
 1959 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series) (play "L'uomo dal fiore in bocca" - 1 episode)
- The Man with the Flower in His Mouth (1959) ... (play "L'uomo dal fiore in bocca")
 1959 Così è (se vi pare) (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Sicilski limuni (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Ma non è una cosa seria (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Television Theater (TV Series) (author - 1 episode)
- Czlowiek, zwierze i cnota (1957) ... (author)
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Yesterday's Magic (1957) ... (story)
 1957 Var det en drøm? (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 La vita che ti diedi (TV Movie) (story)
 1956 Never Say Goodbye (play "Come prima, meglio di prima")
 1955 The Olive Jar (TV Movie) (novella "La giara")
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Yesterday's Magic (1954) ... (play)
 1954 Il piacere dell'onestà (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Six Characters in Search of an Author (TV Movie) (play "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1954 Vestire gli ignudi (play)
 1954 L'altro figlio (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Of Life and Love (stories)
 1954 Così è (se vi pare) (TV Movie) (play)
 1953 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Henrique IV (1953) ... (play)
 1952 Times Gone By (story "La morsa")
 1950 Masterpiece Playhouse (TV Series) (play: "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore" - 1 episode)
- Six Characters in Search of an Author (1950) ... (play: "Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore")
 1949 Studio One (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Henry IV (1949) ... (play)
 1947 Henry IV (TV Movie) (play)
 1945 This Love of Ours (play "Come prima, meglio di prima")
 1943 Enrico IV (play)
 1940 Think It Over Jack (story)
 1939 Nobody's Land (novels "Romolo" and "Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine!")
 1938 Fruits of Remembrance (TV Movie)
 1938 Henry IV (TV Movie) (play)
 1937 The Jar (TV Movie)
 1937 The Man with the Flower in His Mouth (TV Movie) (play "L'uomo dal fiore in bocca")
 1937 Il fu Mattia Pascal (dialogue) / (play)
 1937 The Man from Nowhere (play)
 1936 But It's Nothing Serious (play "But It's Nothing Serious")
 1933 Acciaio (novel "Giuoca, Pietro!")
 1932 As You Desire Me (play "Come Tuo Mi Voi")
 1931 La dernière berceuse (novella "In silenzio")
 1931 Liebeslied (novella)
 1930 La canzone dell'amore (novella "In silenzio")
 1926 Por fin se casa Zamora (story "La mujer del capitán")
 1926 Die Flucht in die Nacht (play)
 1926 The Living Dead Man (play "Feu Mathias Pascal")
 1921 Il viaggio (novel)
 1921 La rosa (novel)
 1921 But It Isn't Serious (novel)
 1920 Lo scaldino (novel)
 1920 Il lume dell'altra casa (story)
 1920 Il crollo (short story)
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(January 1 to February 21, 1988) His play, "Enrico IV," was translated in the English version by Robert Cornthwaite in The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington D.C. Mel Shapiro and Zelda Fichlander were directors. See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »


Spouse:

Antonietta Portulano  (his death)  (3 children)
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Was awarded the 1934 Nobel prize in literature. See more »

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