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John Fowles (I) (1926–2005)


John Fowles was born on March 31, 1926 in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England as John Robert Fowles. He was a writer and actor, known for The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), The Collector (1965) and Bilanggo sa dilim (1986). He was married to Sarah Smith and Elizabeth Whitton. He died on November 5, 2005 in Lyme Regis, Dorset, England. See full bio »

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The Collector Writer
(1965)
(1986)
(1980)

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 2016/II The Collector (Short) (novel)
 2000 The Return of the Magus (Documentary)
 1986 Bilanggo sa dilim (novel "The Collector")
 1984 The Ebony Tower (TV Movie) (story)
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (from a story by - 1 episode)
- The Enigma (1980) ... (from a story by)
 1974 The Last Chapter (Short) (short story)
 1968 The Magus (novel) / (screenplay)
 1965 New Release (TV Series) (novel "The Collector" - 1 episode)
- The Collector/Dr. Malina/Mr. Ionesco (1965) ... (novel "The Collector")
 1965 The Collector (novel)
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 1968 The Magus
Boat captain
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 2000 The Return of the Magus (Documentary)
Himself
 1987 Apostrophes (TV Series)
Himself
- La 600 ème (1987) ... Himself
 1982 Frank Delaney (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Himself
 1974 The Book Programme (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #2.3 (1974) ... Himself
 1971 Cameron Country (TV Series)
Himself
- Why Patriotism? (1971) ... Himself
 1970 Personal Choice (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- John Fowles (1970) ... Himself - Interviewee
 1965 New Release (TV Series)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Collector" (filmed as The Collector (1965)) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on the possibility of casting Charlotte Rampling in The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) under Fred Zinnemann's direction] We went to see The Night Porter (1974) in Audley Square- Fred had it run so that we could see Charlotte Rampling. A very sick film; playing on female bondage and Nazi sadism--the others would have walked out, but I took a sort of natural interest in it, since so many values ... See more »

Trivia:

The best-selling author was more celebrated in the United States than in England, which may explain why he often described himself as living in exile in his own country. See more »

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