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Harold Robbins (1916–1997)

Harold Robbins summed up his career best in a 1971 ITV documentary: "I'm the world's best writer--there's nothing more to say". This phenomenally successful author--over 750,000,000 copies of his books were sold worldwide, and most were adapted successfully for the screen--started life as a foundling in a Roman Catholic orphanage before being ... See full bio »

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(1970)
(1958)
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(1958)

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 1983 The Lonely Lady (novel)
 1980 The Dream Merchants (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (novel)
 1978 The Pirate (TV Movie) (novel)
 1978 The Betsy (novel)
 1977 Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (TV Mini-Series) (based upon the novel by - 3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1977) ... (based upon the novel by)
- Part 2 (1977) ... (based upon the novel by)
- Part 1 (1977) ... (based upon the novel by)
 1970 The Adventurers (novel)
 1969 The Survivors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter One (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Stiletto (writer)
 1966 Nevada Smith (based on the character in "The Carpetbaggers" created by)
 1964 Where Love Has Gone (novel)
 1964 The Carpetbaggers (novel "The Carpetbaggers")
 1960 The Pusher (screenplay)
 1958 King Creole (novel "A Stone for Danny Fisher")
 1958 Never Love a Stranger (novel) / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Body Parts" (filmed as Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I live this way, sometimes. See more »

Trivia:

Taking the surname of his last foster parents, he originally used the name Harold Rubin, which he later changed to Robbins. See more »

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