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Hugh Wheeler (1912–1987)

Hugh Wheeler was born on March 19, 1912 in Hampstead, North London, England as Hugh Callingham Wheeler. He was a writer and actor, known for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Cabaret (1972) and Travels with My Aunt (1972). He died on July 26, 1987. See full bio »


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 1967 Kaleidoscope (Short) (re-writes) (abandoned)
  Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (book by - 2 episodes, 1990 - 2014) (libretto - 1 episode, 1986)
- Leonard Bernstein: Candide (1986) ... (libretto)
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie documentary) (written by - segment "A Little Night Music")
 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
 2003 Leonard Bernstein: Candide (TV Special) (book)
 2003 Stín viny (TV Movie) (novel "Shadow of Guilt" - as Patrick Quentin)
 2002 Manzelka Ronalda Sheldona (TV Movie) (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1997 Polední zár (TV Movie) (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1991 Candide (TV Movie) (book by)
 1989 Una verità come un'altra (TV Movie) (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1989 Le masque (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- L'assassin est à bord (1989) ... (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1988 Familienschande (TV Movie) (novel "Family Skeleton" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1981 Vo vyhni poludnia (TV Movie) (novel "The Man with two Wives" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1980 Nijinsky (screenplay)
 1977 Podezrelé okolnosti (TV Movie) (novel "Suspicious Circumstances" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1977 A Little Night Music (book by - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1976 Pacific Overtures (TV Movie) (additional material)
 1976 Puzzle pour démons (TV Movie) (book - as Patrick Quentin)
 1974 Kobra (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Jego dwie zony (1974) ... (as Patrick Quentin)
 1973 Muz v osidlech (TV Movie) (novel "The Man in the Net" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1973 Die Kriminalerzählung (TV Series) (idea - as Patrick Quentin)
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... (teleplay)
 1972 Travels with My Aunt (screenplay)
 1971 Konfrontace (TV Movie) (novel "The Green-Eyed Monster" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1971 Big Fish, Little Fish (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1970 Something for Everyone (screenplay)
 1967 Abgründe (TV Movie) (story - segment "Claire", as Patrick Quentin)
 1967 Claire (TV Movie) (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1967 Tsuma futari (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1965 Dívka a smrt (TV Movie) (novel "Death and the Maiden" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Shadow of Guilt (1964) ... (as Patrick Quentin)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Robrioz Ring (1964) ... (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow (1964) ... (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1962 Five Miles to Midnight (screenplay)
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Cry to Heaven (1962) ... (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1961 Rendezvous (novel - as Patrick Quentin)
 1960 Ladies Man (novel "Shadow of Guilt" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Shadow of Guilt (1960) ... (book - as Patrick Quentin)
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Mother, May I Go Out to Swim? (1960) ... (story - as Q. Patrick)
 1959 The Man in the Net (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1958 Female Fiends (novel "Puzzle for Fiends" - as Patrick Quentin)
 1954 Black Widow (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1953 The Web (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Combination for Murder (1953) ... (story - as Patrick Quentin)
 1951 Danger (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Love Comes to Miss Lucy (1951) ... (story - as Q. Patrick)
 1948 Homicide for Three (novel "Puzzle for Puppets" - as Patrick Quentin)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1985-1986 Season) Leonard Bernstein and his musical, "Candide," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Patti Allison, Marsha Bagwell, Maureen Brennan, Jack Harrold, Robert Johanson, Kenneth Kantor, Sal Mistretta and Patrick Quinn in the cast. Robert Johanson and Phillip Wm. McKinley were ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Q. Patrick | Patrick Quentin

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His mystery novels were greatly admired by his friend Sir John Gielgud, who also directed the original Broadway production of Wheeler's play "Big Fish, Little Fish". See more »

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