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John Van Druten (1901–1957)

John Van Druten was born on June 1, 1901 in London, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Cabaret (1972), Gaslight (1944) and Night Must Fall (1937). He died on December 19, 1957 in Indio, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Cabaret
Cabaret Writer
(1972)
Gaslight
Gaslight Writer
(1944)
Night Must Fall
(1937)
I Remember Mama
(1948)

Filmography

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  London Wall (play) (completed)
 1995 Cabaret (Video) (play "I am a Camera")
 1993 Cabaret (TV Movie) (play "I Am A Camera")
 1989 Das Lied der Taube (TV Movie) (play "Voice of the Turtle")
 1981 Rich and Famous (play)
 1981 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play "Bell, Book And Candle" - 1 episode)
- La magicienne en pantoufles (1981) ... (play "Bell, Book And Candle")
 1979 To cabare (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Annemi hatirliyorum (TV Mini-Series) (play "I Remember Mama" - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
 1976 Bell, Book and Candle (TV Movie) (play)
 1976 Meine beste Freundin (TV Movie) (scenario)
 1975 Mamma (TV Mini-Series) (play "I Remember Mama" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (play "I Remember Mama")
 1972 Cabaret (based on the play by)
 1971 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Recuerdo a mamá (1971)
 1969 So war Mama (TV Movie) (play "I Remember Mama")
 1966 Het is moeilijk als je een heks bent (TV Movie) (play "Bell, Book and Candle")
 1964 Primera fila (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Recuerdo a Mama (1964)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (original - 1 episode, 1963) (play - 1 episode, 1961)
- London Wall (1963) ... (original)
- I Remember Mama (1961) ... (play)
 1962/II So war Mama (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962/I So war Mama (TV Movie) (play "I Remember Mama")
 1962 Meine beste Freundin (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 Turturduvans röst (TV Movie)
  Saturday Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (play - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Druid Circle (1960) ... (play)
- The Distaff Side (1958)
 1960 Das Lied der Taube (TV Movie) (play "Voice of the Turtle")
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (play - 1 episode)
  Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (play - 2 episodes, 1952 - 1953)
- Amor de Bruxa (1958)
- Amor de Bruxa (1955)
- Canção da Primavera (1953) ... (play)
- Um Amor de Bruxa (1952) ... (play)
 1958 Bell Book and Candle (play "Bell, Book and Candle")
 1958 Old Acquaintance (TV Movie) (play)
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1956) (novel - 1 episode, 1957) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Vicarious Years (1957) ... (novel)
- The Hickory Limb (1957) ... (adaptation)
- There's Always Juliet (1956) ... (story)
- The Damask Cheek (1956) ... (story)
 1957 The Druid Circle (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Princess Back Home (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Old Acquaintance (1956) ... (play - screenplay)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (introduction only - 1 episode)
- The Sleeping Beauty (1955) ... (introduction only)
 1955 I Am a Camera (from the play "I am a Camera")
  Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes, 1947 - 1949) (short story - 1 episode, 1953)
- Gavin (1953) ... (short story)
- There's Always Juliet (1949) ... (play)
- There's Always Juliet (1947) ... (play)
 1953 Lied der Taube (TV Movie) (play: Voice of the Turtle)
 1951-1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- The Distaff Side (1952) ... (play)
- Old Acquaintance (1951) ... (play)
 1951 There's Always Juliet (TV Movie) (play)
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Druid Circle (1949) ... (play)
 1948 London Wall (TV Movie) (play)
 1948 I Remember Mama (based upon the play "I Remember Mama" adapted by)
 1947 The Voice of the Turtle (play) / (screenplay)
 1944 Gaslight (screenplay)
 1943 Old Acquaintance (play) / (screenplay)
 1943 Johnny Come Lately (screenplay)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1941 My Life with Caroline (screen play)
 1941 One Night in Lisbon (based on play by)
 1940 Lucky Partners (screen play - as John van Druten)
 1940 Pride and Prejudice (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1939 Raffles (screenplay)
 1938 London Wall (TV Movie) (play)
 1938 There's Always Juliet (TV Movie)
 1937 Parnell (screen play)
 1937 Night Must Fall (screen play)
 1934 The King of Paris (play "La Voie Lactée")
 1933 If I Were Free (play "Behold We Live")
 1932 After Office Hours (play "London Walls")
 1932 New Morals for Old (play "After All")
 1931 Unfaithful
 1930 Young Woodley (dialogue) / (play)
 1929 The Careless Age (play "Diversion")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The musical, "Cabaret," was based on his play, "I Am A Camera," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Andrea McArdle in the cast. The play was based on Christopher Isherwood's memoir, "Berlin Stories." John Kander was composer. Fred Ebb was lyricist. Joe Masteroff wrote the book. See more »

Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

Abandoned his legal career in 1926 after the success of his play "Young Woodley". See more »

Star Sign:

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