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John Banville

John Banville was born on December 8, 1945 in Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland as William John Banville. He is a writer, known for Albert Nobbs (2011), The Sea (2013) and Quirke (2013). See full bio »

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Albert Nobbs Writer
The Sea Writer
Quirke Writer
Riviera Writer


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 2017 Riviera (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Faussaires (2017) ... (written by)
- Villa Carmella (2017) ... (written by)
  Quirke (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode, 2014) (based on novel - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Silver Swan (2014) ... (novel)
- Christine Falls (2014) ... (based on novel)
 2013 The Sea (novel) / (screenplay)
 2011 Albert Nobbs (screenplay)
 1999 The Last September (screenplay)
 1994 Seascape (TV Movie)
 1984 Reflections (novel)
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 2017 Anjelica Huston on James Joyce: A Shout in the Street (TV Movie documentary)
 2017 Àrtic (TV Series)
- Episode #5.7 (2017) ... Himself
 2017 The Nuncio and the Writer (Documentary)
 2017 Tria33 (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Episode #3.92 (2017) ... Himself - Interviewee
 2015 Página 2 (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #8.35 (2015) ... Himself - Guest
 2014 Les Carnets de route de François Busnel (TV Series documentary)
- Gens de Dublin (2014) ... Himself (as John Banville alias Benjamin Black)
 2011 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 13 July 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Guest
 2008 27x27x27 (Documentary short)
 2006 Saló de lectura (TV Series)
- Episode dated 11 October 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2005 Breakfast (TV Series)
- Episode dated 11 October 2005 (2005) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

(novel) "Mefisto". London: Secker & Warburg, 1986. ISBN 043603266X See more »

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1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Banville alias Benjamin Black

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Personal Quote:

I watch these things like The Bridge and so on, but every single one of these shows seems to start off with a young woman being raped, and you know, murdered, and eviscerated, and thrown into a garbage dump, and if I were a woman I would be protesting very loudly about this See more »


Won the 2005 Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sea (his 14th book).

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