Patricia Highsmith (1921–1995)


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Patricia Highsmith was born on January 19, 1921 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. She was a writer, known for The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Strangers on a Train (1951) and Carol (2015). She died on February 4, 1995 in Locarno, Switzerland. See full bio »

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(age 74) in Locarno, Switzerland

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(1951)
Carol Writer
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 2022 Ripley (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.7 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.6 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.5 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.4 ... (based on characters created by)
 2022 Deep Water (based upon the novel by)
 2016 A Kind of Murder (based on the novel "The Blunderer" by)
 2015 Carol (based on the novel "The Price of Salt" by)
 2014 A Mighty Nice Man (Short) (writer)
 2014 The Two Faces of January (based on the novel by)
 2009 The Cry of the Owl (novel)
 2007 15! (TV Movie) (extracts)
 2005 Ripley Under Ground (novel "Ripley Under Ground")
 2002 Ripley's Game (novel)
 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley (novel)
 1996 Once You Meet a Stranger (TV Movie) (novel "Strangers on a Train")
 1996 La rançon du chien (TV Movie) (novel)
 1995 Petits contes misògins (TV Movie) (short stories)
 1993 Trip nach Tunis (novel "The Tremor of Forgery")
  Chillers (TV Series) (short story - 2 episodes, 1990) (story "Under a Dark Angel's Eye" - 1 episode, 1990) (novel - 1 episode, 1990) (story "The Stuff of Madness" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Something You Have to Live With" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Slowly Slowly in the Wind" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Blow It" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Old Folks At Home" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "A Curious Suicide" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Something the Cat Dragged In" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "A Bird Poised to Fly - 1 episode, 1990)
- Under a Dark Angel's Eye (1990) ... (story "Under a Dark Angel's Eye")
- The Thrill Seeker (1990) ... (novel)
- The Stuff of Madness (1990) ... (story "The Stuff of Madness")
- Something You Have to Live With (1990) ... (story "Something You Have to Live With")
- Slowly, Slowly in the Wind (1990) ... (story "Slowly Slowly in the Wind")
 1989 The Story Teller (novel "The Story Teller")
 1988 Húkanie sovy (TV Movie) (novel "The Cry of the Owl")
 1987 Der Schrei der Eule (TV Movie) (novel "The Cry of the Owl")
 1987 The Cry of the Owl (novel)
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Sauce for the Goose (1984) ... (story)
 1983 Ediths Tagebuch (novel)
 1983 Tiefe Wasser (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Zweiter Teil (1983) ... (novel)
- Erster Teil (1983) ... (novel)
 1982 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 1981 Deep Water (based on the novel by: "Deep Water")
 1978 The Glass Cell (novel)
 1978 Armchair Thriller (TV Series) (based on a novel by - 6 episodes)
- A Dog's Ransom: Part 6 (1978) ... (based on a novel by)
- A Dog's Ransom: Part 5 (1978) ... (based on a novel by)
- A Dog's Ransom: Part 4 (1978) ... (based on a novel by)
- A Dog's Ransom: Part 3 (1978) ... (based on a novel by)
- A Dog's Ransom: Part 2 (1978) ... (based on a novel by)
 1977 Tell Her That I Love Her (novel based on "This Sweet Sickness", french title "Ce mal étrange"')
 1977 The American Friend (novel "Ripley's Game")
 1969 Once You Kiss a Stranger... (suggested by a novel by)
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Cellar (1965) ... (writer)
 1963 Enough Rope (novel "The Blunderer")
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Annabel (1962) ... (novel)
 1960 Purple Noon (from the novel "Mr. Ripley" by)
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- One False Step (1958) ... (novel)
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Perfect Alibi (1957) ... (story)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- To Scream at Midnight (1956) ... (story)
  Studio One (TV Series) (novel "The Talented Mr. Ripley" - 1 episode, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Talented Mr. Ripley (1956) ... (novel "The Talented Mr. Ripley") / (writer)
 1951 Strangers on a Train (from the novel by)
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Alternate Names:

Claire Morgan
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Personal Quote:

In view of the fact that I surround myself with numbskulls now, I shall die among numbskulls, and on my deathbed shall be surrounded by numbskulls who will not understand what I am saying ... Whom am I sleeping with these days? Franz Kafka! See more »

Trivia:

Although she was quite open about having had several lesbian relationships in her life, mostly short-lasting, she did at one time seriously consider marrying the writer Marc Brandel, although they agreed to abandon the idea eventually. See more »

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