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William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)


William Makepeace Thackeray was born on July 18, 1811 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India [now India]. He was a writer, known for Barry Lyndon (1975), Vanity Fair. and Pierscien i róza (1987). He was married to Isabella Gethin Shawe. He died on December 24, 1863 in London, England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 52) in London, England, UK

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Barry Lyndon Writer
(1975)
(1987)
Vanity Fair Writer
(1932)

Filmography

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 2019 Poetry fugacious (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 2018 Vanity Fair (TV Mini Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Endings and Beginnings (2018) ... (novel)
- In Which Battles Are Won and Lost (2018) ... (novel)
- In Which Becky Joins Her Regiment (2018) ... (novel)
- A Quarrel About an Heiress (2018) ... (novel)
 2004 Vanity Fair (novel)
 1998 Vanity Fair (TV Mini Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (novel)
 1987 Vanity Fair (TV Series) (novel - 16 episodes)
- Old Acquaintance (1987) ... (novel)
- Our Friend the Major (1987) ... (novel)
- After the Battle (1987) ... (novel)
- A Vulgar Incident (1987) ... (novel)
- The Very Best of Company (1987) ... (novel)
 1987 Pierscien i róza (novel)
 1979 The Rose and the Ring (Short) (novel)
 1975 La feria de las vanidades (TV Series) (99 episodes)
- Episode #1.98 (1975)
- Episode #1.99 (1975)
- Episode #1.96 (1975)
- Episode #1.97 (1975)
- Episode #1.95 (1975)
 1975 Barry Lyndon (novel "The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.")
 1973 Novela (TV Series) (novel 'Vanity Fair' - 26 episodes)
- La feria de las vanidades XXVI (1973) ... (novel 'Vanity Fair' - as William M. Thackeray)
- La feria de las vanidades XXV (1973) ... (novel 'Vanity Fair' - as William M. Thackeray)
- La feria de las vanidades XXIV (1973) ... (novel 'Vanity Fair' - as William M. Thackeray)
- La feria de las vanidades XXIII (1973) ... (novel 'Vanity Fair' - as William M. Thackeray)
- La feria de las vanidades XXI (1973) ... (novel 'Vanity Fair' - as William M. Thackeray)
 1971 Ruze a prsten (TV Movie) (novel "The Rose and the Ring")
 1971 Hora once (TV Series) (author - 1 episode)
- Mulligan (1971) ... (author)
 1967 Vanity Fair (TV Mini Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Vanitas Vanitatum (1967) ... (novel)
- The Wicked Nobleman (1967) ... (novel)
- The Celebrated Battle Scene (1967) ... (novel)
- The Dragoon (1967) ... (novel)
- The Famous Little Becky Puppet (1967) ... (novel)
 1967 La fiera delle vanità (TV Mini Series) (novel "Vanity Fair" - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.5 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... (novel "Vanity Fair")
 1962 Aus dem Bücherschrank geholt (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
 1962 De broodwinning van Frederic Altamont (TV Movie) (novel "Pendennis")
 1961 Vanity Fair (TV Series) (author)
 1956-1957 Vanity Fair (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (novel)
 1956 Television Theater (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bedford House Conspiracy (1954) ... (story)
 1953 The Rose and the Ring (TV Mini Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Part 3 (1953) ... (story)
- Part 2 (1953) ... (story)
- Part 1 (1953) ... (story)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Rose and the Ring (1952) ... (story)
 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Vanity Fair (1950) ... (novel)
 1949 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Becky Sharp (1949) ... (novel)
 1935 Becky Sharp (novel "Vanity Fair" - as Thackeray)
 1932 Vanity Fair (novel "Vanity Fair")
 1923 Vanity Fair (novel)
 1922 Tense Moments with Great Authors (novel - segment "Vanity Fair")
 1922 Vanity Fair (Short) (novel)
 1916 Pendennis (novel)
 1915 Vanity Fair (novel)
 1911 Vanity Fair (Short) (novel)
 1911 George Warrington's Escape (Short) (story "The Virginians")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1952 to 1953 Winter) Harrison Dean's stage adaptation of his novel, "The Rose and the Ring," was performed at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. Craig Noel was artistic director. Jackson Woolley was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 9 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

William M. Thackeray | Thackeray

Spouse:

Isabella Gethin Shawe  (his death)  (3 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Remember: It is as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.

Trivia:

The comedian Al Murray is his great-great-great-great grandson.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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