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Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966)


Evelyn Waugh was born on October 28, 1903 in London, England as Arthur St. John Waugh. He was a writer and actor, known for The Loved One (1965), A Handful of Dust (1988) and Bright Young Things (2003). He was married to Laura Herbert and Evelyn Gardner. He died on April 10, 1966 in Combe Florey, Somerset, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Loved One
The Loved One Writer
(1965)
A Handful of Dust
(1988)
Bright Young Things
(2003)
Brideshead Revisited
(2008)

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  Decline and Fall (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 2017) (based upon the novel by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (based upon the novel by)
 2012 Bella Fleace Gave a Party (Short) (original story)
 2008 Brideshead Revisited (novel)
 2006 Mr. Loveday's Little Outing (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 2003 Bright Young Things (novel "Vile Bodies")
 2001 Sword of Honour (TV Movie) (novel)
 1988 A Handful of Dust (novel)
 1987 Scoop (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1981 Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 11 episodes)
- Brideshead Revisited (1981) ... (novel)
- A Twitch Upon the Thread (1981) ... (novel)
- Orphans of the Storm (1981) ... (novel)
- Brideshead Deserted (1981) ... (novel)
- The Unseen Hook (1981) ... (novel)
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Mr Loveday's Little Outing (1973) ... (short story)
 1972 Scoop (TV Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- A Surfeit of Boots (1972) ... (novel)
- The Ubiquitous Mr. Baldwin (1972) ... (novel)
- The Scoop (1972) ... (novel)
- Stones £20 (1972) ... (novel)
- The War Torn Ishmaelia (1972) ... (novel)
 1970 Put Out More Flags (TV Movie)
 1970 Vile Bodies (TV Movie) (novel)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Winner Take All (1968) ... (short story)
 1968 Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (novel "Decline and Fall")
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Sword of Honour #1: Men at Arms (1967) ... (novel)
 1965 The Loved One (novel "The Loved One")
 1959 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series) (short story: 'A Handful of Dust' - 1 episode)
- High Green Wall (1959) ... (short story: 'A Handful of Dust')
 1959 The Unforeseen (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Bella Fleace Gave a Party (1959) ... (story)
 1957 On Camera (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Liked Dickens (1957) ... (novel)
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Bella Fleace Gave a Party (1955) ... (story)
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (short story: 'A Handful of Dust' - 1 episode)
- High Green Wall (1954) ... (short story: 'A Handful of Dust')
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Liked Dickens (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Mr. Loveday's Little Outing (1953) ... (story)
 1939 Table d'Hote (TV Movie) (novel "Doubting Hall")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Labels: A Mediterranean Journey". See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 28 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Personal Quote:

An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along. See more »

Trivia:

He was a satirical British novelist and a convert to Roman Catholicism. He also wrote travel books and biographies. Waugh was an alcoholic and a depressive. His "The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold" (1957) was a revelation about his unhappiness, while "The Loved One" was a satire on the American undertaker's industry. He is best remembered for "Brideshead Revisited" (1945). See more »

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