Person - Bolt, Robert (1924-1995)

Bolt, Robert (1924-1995)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Inglaterra (Reino Unido)  1924-08-15 - Inglaterra (Reino Unido)  1995-02-21


Robert Bolt is a British writer, scriptwriter and film director.

He stood out especially in writing and in the creation of scripts because he made only one movie as director. He worked in an insurance agency, he later served in the Second World War and, at last, started his studies in University of Manchester and graduated in History. He worked as teacher until he was 33 years old. He then began his artistic career writing a dozen of radio serials but with no success. He started in 1960 with great writing works like "The tiger and Gorse" or "A man for all seasons". Some of his works are "The thwarting og Baron Bolligrew" (1964) and "Vivat! Vivat Regina!" (1971). He stood out as scriptwriter with great awarded works. The most famous ones, alone or with collaborations, are: "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962), "Doctor Zhivago" (1965), "The mission" (1986) and especially "A man for all seasons" (1966), which won an Oscar.

He died the 21st Febraury 1995 in Hampshire at the age of 71.

World War, 1939-1945

Description: Hizo el servicio en el ejército Inglés

Date of the event: 1939 - 1945



Lugar de Nacimiento:

Inglaterra (Reino Unido) in 1924-08-15

Lugar de Defunción:

Inglaterra (Reino Unido) in 1995-02-21

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