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Aristophanes (I) (450–388)

Ancient Greek poet and comic dramatist Aristophanes was the son of Philippus of Athens. A leading exponent of the Athenian "Old Comedy," Aristophanes lived most of his life during the Peloponnesian War against Sparta (431-404). Some of his works include "Acharnians" (425), "Knights" (424), "In the Clouds" (423), "In the Wasps" (422), "The Peace" (... See full bio »


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Chi-Raq Writer
Lysistrata Writer
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 2019 Leo & Tony's Parody Center Show (TV Series) (idea - 1 episode)
- Nefeles-Leonardo Videoclip (2019) ... (idea)
 2018 O Ploutos: Video Gallery (Video) (stage play)
 2017 O Ploutos: Photo Gallery (Video) (stage play)
 2015 Chi-Raq (play "Lysistrata' by)
 2013 Lysistrata (uncredited)
 2010 Braunfels: Die Vogel - The Birds (after: "A lyric fantascit play in two actes")
 2010 Numen: Contest of Heroes (Video Game) (writer)
 2002 Lisístrata (play)
 1998 Battles That Changed the World: Peloponnesian Wars (Video documentary) (excerpt)
 1992 As Nuvens (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Komediya o Lisistrate (play "Lysistrata")
 1986 I Lysistrati ap' to Thiseio (Video) (play)
 1985 A béke (TV Movie) (as Arisztofanész)
 1985 Istories tou pappou Aristofani (TV Series) (plays)
 1984 Zenés TV színház (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lysistrate (1984)
 1982 Lysistrate (TV Movie) (play)
 1982 Nöuralom (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Aharnis (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Oi vatrahoi (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Lysistrate und die NATO (TV Movie) (story)
 1973 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Lysistrata (1973) ... (story)
 1972 Lysistrata (play)
 1971 Mai di sabato signora Lisistrata (TV Series) (play)
 1970 Die Reiter (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Heritage (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Comedy (1969) ... (original story)
 1968 The Girls (play "Lysistrata" - as Aristofanes)
 1968 Die Reiter (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 An oles oi gynaikes tou kosmou... (play "Women in Assembly")
 1966 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Las avispas (1966) ... (as Aristofanes)
 1965 Lysistrata (TV Movie) (play "Lysistrate")
 1965 Primera fila (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Las nubes (1965)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Lysistrata (1964) ... (play)
 1963 Lysistrate (TV Movie) (play - as Aristofanes)
 1962 Escuela de seductoras (story "Lisistrata")
 1961 Unternehmen Ölzweig (TV Movie)
 1961 Die Sendung der Lysistrata (TV Movie) (play "Lysistrata")
 1958 thesmoforiazousai (play Thesmophoriazousai)
 1955 Lysistrata (TV Movie) (writer)
 1955 The Second Greatest Sex (play "Lysistrata")
 1954 Acharnerne (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Ballett und Pantomime (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Daughters of Destiny (story - segment "Lysistrata")
 1947 Lysistrata (play) / (play "Lysistrata" - uncredited)

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Other Works:

His play, "Lysistrata," was performed in a Playwrights Theatre Club Production at the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Vicki Cummings (Lysistrata), Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Severn Darden, Barbara Harris, Andrew Duncan, and Jeffrey Sweet in the cast. Paul Sills and Bernie Sahlins were directors. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Aristofanes | Arisztofanész

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One may learn wisdom even from one's enemies.

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