Biography

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of around 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, of which the authorship of some is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of around 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, of which the authorship of some is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 319

Birthday -

Day of Death 1616-04-23

Place of Birth Baptised Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • William Shakespare
  • William 'Budd' Shakespeare
  • Will Shakespeare

Writing TV ShowsMovies

Macbeth Original Story
The King Original Story
Richard II Author
2019 Brother's Blood Writer
2019 Verdi: Macbeth Original Story
2019 National Theatre Live: The Tragedy of Richard II Writer
2018 National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra Writer
2018 Hamlet Writer Theatre Play
2018 Verdi: Otello Original Story
2018 Twelfth Night Writer
2018 National Theatre Live: King Lear Writer
2018 King Lear Theatre Play
2018 Julius Caesar Writer
2018 National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar Writer
2018 Sherlock Gnomes Characters
2018 Lear's Shadow Writer
2018 RSC Live: Twelfth Night Writer
2017 RSC Live: Coriolanus Novel
2017 RSC Live: Titus Andronicus Novel
2017 A Midsummer's Nightmare Original Concept
2017 Julius Caesar Theatre Play
2017 Romeo and Juliet in Harlem Writer
2017 A Midsummer Night's Dream Theatre Play
2017 RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra Novel
2017 Much Ado About Nothing Original Story
2017 Hamlet Writer
2017 RSC Live: Julius Caesar Writer
2017 National Theatre Live: Twelfth Night Story
2017 RSC Live: The Tempest Story
2017 Ambition's Debt Writer
2016 More Strange Than True Writer
2016 Veeram Original Story
2016 Hemanta Novel
2016 Almeida Theatre Live: Richard III Story
2016 King Lear Author
2016 A Midsummer Night's Dream Writer Writer
2016 National Theatre Live: As You Like It Screenplay
2016 Das Liebesverbot Writer
2016 Verdi Macbeth Writer
2015 Romeo and Juliet Writer
2015 Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: The Winter's Tale Writer
2015 A Floresta Que se Move Original Story
2015 National Theatre Live: Hamlet Writer
2015 The Merchant of Venice Author
2015 Macbeth Theatre Play
2015 Antony and Cleopatra (Stratford Festival) Writer
2015 King John (Stratford Festival) Writer
2015 Hamlet Writer
2015 King Lear (Stratford Festival) Writer
2015 Richard III Theatre Play
2014 Haider Theatre Play
2014 A Midsummer Night's Dream Author Screenplay
2014 Cymbeline Writer
2014 Verdi Macbeth Original Story
2014 Macbeth: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Writer
2014 The Tempest: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Writer
2014 National Theatre Live: King Lear Theatre Play
2014 Romeo and Juliet Writer
2014 National Theatre Live: Coriolanus Writer
2013 National Theatre Live: Othello Writer
2013 Romeo & Juliet Story
2013 Taming of the Shrew Writer
2012 Adès: The Tempest Original Story
2012 Verdi: Otello Original Story
2012 Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Author
2012 All's Well That Ends Well: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Author
2012 Much Ado About Nothing Author
2012 The Hollow Crown (10 episodes)Writer
2012 S.Ö.R-Shakespeare Összes Rövidítve Writer
2012 Henry V: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Writer
2012 Henry IV, Part 1 Writer
2012 Twelfth Night Writer Writer
2012 National Theatre Live: The Comedy Of Errors Writer
2012 Caesar Must Die Story
2011 Falstaff Original Story
2011 The Merry Wives of Windsor Author
2011 Coriolanus Writer Theatre Play
2011 Gnomeo & Juliet Author
2010 Macbeth Writer
2010 The Tempest Original Story
2010 Love's Labour's Lost: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Author
2010 As You Like It Theatre Play
2010 Henry VIII: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Author
2010 Verona Theatre Play
2010 As You Like It: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Author
2010 Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Author
2010 Hamlet Writer
2009 RSC Live: Hamlet Writer
2009 Romeo & Julio Writer
2009 National Theatre Live: All's Well That Ends Well Author
2009 Falstaff Original Story
2009 Doubt Theatre Play
2008 Otello Original Story
2008 King Lear Author
2008 Othello: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Author
2007 Village People Radio Show Writer
2006 Rome and Juliet Book
2006 Verdi Macbeth Original Story
2006 Macbeth Screenplay
2006 Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss Writer
2006 As You Like It Theatre Play
2005 The Taming of the Shrew Writer
2005 Macbeth Writer
2005 Rómeó és Júlia - musical Writer
2005 Romeo and Juliet Get Married Story
2005 Midsummer Dream Theatre Play
2004 The Merchant of Venice Theatre Play
2004 Huapango Theatre Play
2003 Richard II: Live From the Globe Writer
2003 Král Lear Theatre Play
2003 Twelfth Night, or What You Will Original Story
2003 As Alegres Comadres Original Story
2003 Hamlet Writer
2002 The Street King Writer
2002 The Tragedy of Hamlet Writer
2001 Othello Writer
2001 Makibefo Theatre Play
2001 The Merchant of Venice Writer
2001 The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream Writer
2001 I'm Going Home Writer
2001 Scotland, Pa. Writer
2001 Rave Macbeth Screenplay
2001 Verdi Macbeth Writer
2000 Hamlet Author Author
2000 Falstaff Writer
2000 The King Is Alive Author
2000 Love's Labour's Lost Theatre Play
1999 Titus Writer Theatre Play
1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream Story Author
1999 10 Things I Hate About You Theatre Play
1998 Stormen Writer
1998 King Lear Writer
1998 Macbeth Theatre Play
1997 Macbeth Original Story Writer
1997 Macbeth Horror Suite Writer
1997 Richard II Writer
1996 Hamlet Writer Theatre Play
1996 A Midsummer Night's Dream Writer
1996 Romeo + Juliet Author
1996 Twelfth Night Writer Theatre Play
1996 Looking for Richard Original Story
1996 Love Is All There Is Theatre Play
1995 Richard III Writer Theatre Play
1995 Othello Writer
1995 Henry IV Writer
1995 Verdi: Otello Original Story
1994 Measure for Measure Author
1994 Romeo and Juliet Author
1993 Romeo & Juliet Writer
1993 Much Ado About Nothing Writer Theatre Play
1992 Otello Original Story
1992 As You Like It Theatre Play
1991 Prospero's Books Writer
1991 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Theatre Play
1990 Hamlet Writer Writer
1990 Hommelette for Hamlet, operetta inqualificabile (da J. Laforgue) Theatre Play
1990 Othello Writer
1990 Men of Respect Writer
1989 Henry V Novel
1988 Cymbeline Story
1988 Twelfth Night, or What You Will Writer
1987 Hamlet Goes Business Author
1987 Verdi Macbeth - Deutsche Oper Original Story
1987 Twelfth Night Writer
1987 King Lear Author
1986 Sen noci Svatojánské Theatre Play
1985 Hamlet Book
1985 Ran Writer
1985 Titus Andronicus Writer
1985 Den tragiska historien om Hamlet - Prins av Danmark Writer
1985 Love's Labour's Lost Novel
1985 The Angelic Conversation Author
1984 Much Ado About Nothing Author
1984 Pericles, Prince of Tyre Author
1984 The Life and Death of King John Writer
1984 Playing Shakespeare (9 episodes)Writer
1984 Romeo and Juliet Writer
1984 The Tragedy of Coriolanus Writer
1983 The Two Gentlemen of Verona Writer
1983 The Comedy of Errors Theatre Play
1983 Dream of a Summer Night Theatre Play
1983 Macbeth Writer
1983 The Tragedy of Richard III Author
1983 Henry VI Part 3 Author
1983 Henry VI Part 2 Author
1983 Henry VI Part 1 Author
1983 The Tempest Writer
1983 As You Like It Author
1982 The Merry Wives of Windsor Author
1982 Cymbeline Author
1982 Black Commando Story
1982 King Lear Writer
1982 Tempest Theatre Play
1982 Angoor Writer
1982 Macbeth Writer
1981 A Midsummer Night's Dream Writer Original Story
1981 Riccardo III Theatre Play
1981 Troilus & Cressida Writer
1981 Othello Author Theatre Play
1981 Antony & Cleopatra Author
1981 Timon of Athens Writer
1981 The Winter's Tale Theatre Play
1981 All's Well That Ends Well Author
1981 Macbeth Writer
1980 The Taming of the Scoundrel Idea
1980 The Merchant of Venice Author
1980 Hamlet Author
1980 The Tempest Author
1980 Twelfth Night Writer
1980 Othello Theatre Play
1979 Henry V Author
1979 Henry IV Part 2 Author
1979 Henry IV Part 1 Author
1979 The Tempest Writer
1979 La fierecilla domada Writer
1979 Henry VIII Writer
1979 Measure for Measure Author
1979 Julius Caesar Writer
1979 A Performance of Macbeth Writer
1979 William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night Theatre Play
1978 As You Like It Author
1978 Richard II Author
1978 Romeo & Juliet Author
1978 All's Well That Ends Well Theatre Play
1978 Amleto di Carmelo Bene (da Shakespeare a Laforgue) Theatre Play
1977 The Angel of Vengeance - The Female Hamlet Story
1976 The Taming of the Shrew Writer
1976 Hamlet Story
1975 Antony and Cleopatra Writer
1974 King Lear Writer
1974 Catch My Soul Theatre Play
1973 One Hamlet Less Theatre Play
1973 The Merchant of Venice Writer
1973 Das Wintermärchen Theatre Play
1973 Much Ado About Nothing Theatre Play
1973 La nuit des rois Author
1973 III. Richárd Theatre Play
1972 Viola und Sebastian Novel
1972 Great Performances (1 episode)Writer
1972 Antony and Cleopatra Theatre Play
1971 Macbeth Writer Author
1971 El sueño de una noche de verano Writer
1971 King Lear Theatre Play Author
1971 Faustão Theatre Play
1970 Julius Caesar Writer
1970 A Herança Author
1969 A Midsummer Night's Dream Theatre Play
1969 Hamlet Original Story
1969 Tweltfth Night Theatre Play
1968 A Midsummer Night's Dream Writer
1968 Romeo and Juliet Writer Theatre Play
1968 All's Well That Ends Well Author
1967 El mercader de Venecia Writer
1967 The Taming of the Shrew Writer Theatre Play
1965 Chimes at Midnight Writer Theatre Play
1965 Othello Theatre Play
1965 Julio César Writer
1965 The Wars of the Roses Writer
1964 Hamlet at Elsinore Writer
1964 Hamlet from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Writer
1964 Hamlet Theatre Play
1963 As You Like It Author
1961 The Taming of the Shrew Novel
1961 MacBeth Original Story
1960 Castle of Flames Story
1960 The Tempest Writer
1960 Little Hamlet Writer
1960 An Age of Kings Writer
1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream Original Story
1957 Throne of Blood Writer
1956 Othello Story
1956 Joe Macbeth Theatre Play
1955 Othello Writer
1955 Richard III Theatre Play
1955 Twelfth Night Theatre Play
1955 Romeo & Juliet Book
1954 Romeo and Juliet Writer
1953 Kiss Me Kate Theatre Play
1953 Julius Caesar Theatre Play
1951 Othello Writer Theatre Play
1950 The Merry Wives of Windsor Story
1948 Macbeth Novel
1948 Hamlet Writer
1947 A Double Life Theatre Play
1944 Henry V Writer
1943 Romeo y Julieta Theatre Play
1936 Romeo and Juliet Theatre Play
1936 As You Like It Writer
1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream Writer Theatre Play
1935 The Immortal Gentleman Theatre Play
1929 The Taming of the Shrew Writer
1921 Hamlet Novel
1917 Hamlet Original Story
1916 King Lear Theatre Play
1916 Romeo and Juliet Theatre Play
1915 Love in a Wood Author
1914 Othello Theatre Play
1913 Hamlet Writer
1912 Richard III Theatre Play
1912 As You Like It Author
1912 Romeo e Giulietta Novel
1911 The Merchant of Venice Theatre Play
1910 King Lear Theatre Play
1910 The Winter's Tale Theatre Play
1909 Romeo Turns Bandit Theatre Play
1908 The Taming of the Shrew Theatre Play
1908 The Tempest Theatre Play
1899 King John Theatre Play

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