Biography

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James Clavell, born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell (10 October 1924 – 7 September 1994) was an Australian (later naturalized American) novelist, screenwriter, director and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Clavell is best known for his epic Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations, along with such films as The Great Escape and To Sir, with Love.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

James Clavell, born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell (10 October 1924 – 7 September 1994) was an Australian (later naturalized American) novelist, screenwriter, director and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Clavell is best known for his epic Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations, along with such films as The Great Escape and To Sir, with Love.

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Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1924-10-10

Day of Death 1994-09-07

Place of Birth Sydney, Australia

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Also Known As

  • Charles Edmund DuMaresq de Clavelle

Writing TV ShowsMovies

1986 Tai-Pan Novel
1980 Shogun Writer (5 episodes)Novel
1971 The Last Valley Writer
1967 To Sir, with Love Screenplay
1965 King Rat Novel
1965 The Satan Bug Screenplay
1964 633 Squadron Screenplay
1963 The Great Escape Screenplay
1960 Walk Like a Dragon Writer
1959 Five Gates to Hell Screenplay
1959 Watusi Writer
1958 The Fly Screenplay

Directing

1971 The Last Valley Director
1969 Where's Jack? Director
1967 To Sir, with Love Director
1961 Ripcord (1 episode)Director
1960 Walk Like a Dragon Director
1959 The Detectives (1 episode)Director
1959 Five Gates to Hell Director
1958 The Rifleman (2 episodes)Director

Production

1980 Shogun Executive Producer (5 episodes)Executive Producer
1971 The Last Valley Producer
1967 To Sir, with Love Producer
1963 The Great Escape Producer
1960 Walk Like a Dragon Producer
1959 Five Gates to Hell Producer

Creator

1980 Shogun Creator

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