Colin Wilson (III) (1931–2013)

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Colin Wilson was born on June 26, 1931 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Colin Henry Wilson. He was a writer, known for Lifeforce (1985), Adrift in Soho (2019) and Leap in the Dark (1973). He was married to Pamela Joy Stewart and Dorothy Betty Troop. He died on December 5, 2013 in Cornwall, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Lifeforce Writer
Leap in the Dark Self - Host


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 2019 Adrift in Soho (novel)
 1990 The Rift (uncredited)
 1985 Lifeforce (novel "The Space Vampires")
 1985 Max Headroom (TV Movie) (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(short fiction) 4. "Uncle Tom and the Police Constable." Evening News October 23, 1961. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Korin Wiruson

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Personal Quote:

Murder is the meaninglessness of life become dynamic: a dramatization of the hidden futility of life. It is the human act, with all its inherent values, placed under the microscope slide where it cannot dissolve into the featureless landscape of all other human acts. See more »


An enormously prolific writer, having written to date over 80 major works on a wide variety of subjects: philosophy, religion, occult and supernatural phenomena, music, sex, crime and critical theory. His biographies include works on George Bernard Shaw, David Lindsay, Hermann Hesse, Wilhelm Reich, Jorge Luis Borges, Ken Russell, Rudolph Steiner, Aleister Crowley, and P. D. Ouspensky. See more »

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