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Denis Cannan (1919–2011)

Denis Cannan was born on May 14, 1919 in Oxford, England. He was a writer and actor, known for A High Wind in Jamaica (1965), A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963) and Tamahine (1963). He died on September 25, 2011 in England. See full bio »

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(age 92) in England, UK

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Known For

A Boy Ten Feet Tall
(1963)
Tamahine
Tamahine Writer
(1963)
Alive and Kicking
(1959)

Filmography

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  Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (dramatisation - 13 episodes, 1980 - 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Verger (1988) ... (writer)
- The Colonel's Lady (1988) ... (dramatisation)
- Accidental Death (1984) ... (dramatisation)
- The Memory Man (1983) ... (dramatisation)
- The Absence of Emily (1982) ... (dramatisation)
  BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (script - 1 episode, 1982) (play - 1 episode, 1979)
- By George (1982) ... (script)
- Home Movies (1979) ... (play)
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One Day at a Time (1977) ... (writer)
 1974 Noche de teatro (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- El poder y la gloria (1974) ... (adaptation)
 1968 Mayerling (additional dialogue)
 1968 Tell Me Lies (Documentary) (play)
 1967 The Benefit of the Doubt (Documentary) (play "US" - as Dennis Cannan)
 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica (screenplay - as Dennis Cannan)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Captain Carvallo (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 Tamahine (screenplay)
 1963 A Boy Ten Feet Tall (writer)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1960) (translation - 1 episode, 1960)
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Colombe (1960) ... (adaptation) / (translation)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Power and the Glory (1959) ... (adaptation)
 1959 Misery Me (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Captain Carvallo (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie) (play - as Dennis Cannan)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Heaven and Earth (1957) ... (screenplay)
- Captain Carvallo (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 Aggie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cut Glass (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 Misery Me (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 CBC Summer Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Captain Carvallo (1955)
 1953 Encounter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Captain Carvallo (1953)
 1953 The Beggar's Opera (writer)
 1951 Captain Carvallo (TV Movie) (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Peter Brook and his play, "US," was performed in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian Hogg, Glenda Jackson, Robert Lloyd, Clifford Rose, Morgan Sheppard, Barry Stanton, Michael Williams, and Henry Woolf in the cast. Peter Brook was director. See more »

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