Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)

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Alfred Lord Tennyson was born on August 6, 1809 in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England. He was a writer, known for The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), The Lady Clare (1919) and Naked Hearts (1916). He was married to Emily Sellwood. He died on October 6, 1892 in Aldworth, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Naked Hearts Writer
Enoch Arden Writer


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 2019 Break, Break, Break (Video documentary short) (Writer)
 2016 Project Green Gables (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Lady of Shalott (2016) ... (poem)
 2008 Spisok korabley (Documentary) (poem)
 1989 Les maris, les femmes, les amants (poem and aphorism - as Tennyson)
 1977 Tolvslaget på Skansen (TV Series) (poem)
 1960 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (poem: "The Lotos-Eaters" - 1 episode)
- I Thee Wed (1960) ... (poem: "The Lotos-Eaters" - uncredited)
  Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1954) (poem "Enoch Arden" - 1 episode, 1954)
- Homecoming (1954) ... (story)
- The Lost Years (1954) ... (poem "Enoch Arden")
 1940 My Favorite Wife (poem "Enoch Arden" - uncredited)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade")
 1928 Balaclava (poem)
 1928 The Vanishing Hand (Short) (poem "Break Break Break")
 1923 Becket (play)
 1920 A Dream of Fair Women (Short) (poem)
 1919 The Lady Clare (poem)
 1916 Naked Hearts (based on poem 'Maud')
 1915 Dora (Short) (poem)
 1915 Enoch Arden (Short) (poem)
 1915 The Lady of Shalott (Short) (poem)
 1914 The Gardener's Daughter (Short) (poem)
 1914 Enoch Arden (poem)
 1914 The May Queen (Short) (poem)
 1914 Sweet and Low (Short) (poem)
 1914 The Charge of the Light Brigade (Short) (poem)
 1914 Break, Break, Break (Short) (poem)
 1913 The Gardener's Daughter (Short) (poem)
 1913 A Day That Is Dead (Short) (poem)
 1912 Lady Clare (Short) (poem)
 1912 The Lady of Shalott (Short) (poem)
 1912/II Dora (Short) (poem)
 1912/I Dora (Short) (poem)
 1911 Lady Godiva (Short) (poem)
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part II (Short) (story)
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part I (Short) (story)
 1911 Maud (Short) (poem)
 1910 The Golden Supper (Short) (poem)
 1910 Dora (Short) (poem)
 1909 Dora (Short) (poem)
 1908 After Many Years (Short) (story "Enoch Arden")
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(Fall 1981) "Mummenschanz, An Evening with Luise Rainer," was performed in the Fall Festival Guest Services at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Luise performed his poem, "Enoch Arden," in an premiere production. Robert Brustein was artistic director. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Hope smiles on the threshold of the year to come, whispering that it will be happier.


Educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth, Lincolnshire, England. See more »

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