Virginia Woolf (I) (1882–1941)

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London-born Virginia Woolf came from a wealthy family and, unlike her brothers, received her education at home, an unusual step for the times. Her parents had both had children from previous marriages, so she grew up with a variety of siblings, stepbrothers and stepsisters. Her father was a well-respected editor and author and the former ... See full bio »

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 2021/II Orlando (novel)
 2019 Orlando (Video) (based on a novel by)
 2018 Kew Gardens (Short) (original story)
 2018 Vita & Virginia (letters)
 2016 Six Lives: A Cinepoem (Documentary) (based on the works of)
 1998 The Edge (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
 1997 Mrs Dalloway (novel)
 1995 Beating (poem)
 1992 Orlando (based on the book by)
 1991 A Room of One's Own (TV Movie) (writings)
 1983 To the Lighthouse (TV Movie) (novel)
 1982 Golven (novel)
 1977 Simple Gifts (TV Movie) (novel "Orlando" - segment "The Great Frost")
 1955 O Contador de Histórias (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Herança (1955)
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 2015 Portrait of a Dancer: Sarah Lamb (Documentary short)
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 2019 Icons (TV Series documentary)
- Artists & Writers (2019) ... Self
 2018 Explained (TV Series documentary)
- Monogamy (2018) ... Self (uncredited)
 2016 A Curious World (TV Series)
- Creativity or Madness (2016) ... Self (uncredited)
 2002 The Mind and Times of Virginia Woolf (Documentary short)
Self (uncredited)
 1978 Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (TV Movie)

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Book: "The Common Reader" See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 27 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Leonard Woolf  (her death)

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[on solitude] Incessant company is as bad as solitary confinement. See more »


In order to spare her husband the grief of what would have been her fourth nervous breakdown, she committed suicide in 1941 by loading down her overcoat with stones and walking into a river. See more »

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