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Ruth Rendell (1930–2015)

Ruth Rendell was born on February 17, 1930 in South Woodford, Essex, England as Ruth Barbara Grasemann. She was a writer, known for Live Flesh (1997), The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987) and La Cérémonie (1995). She was married to Donald John Rendell. She died on May 2, 2015 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 85) in London, England, UK

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Live Flesh Writer
(1997)
(1987-2000)
(1995)
Alias Betty Writer
(2001)

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 2014 Valentin Valentin (novel Tigerlily's Orchids)
 2014 The New Girlfriend (novel The New Girlfriend)
 2012 13 Steps Down (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (novel)
 2004 The Bridesmaid (novel)
 2004/I Loopy (Short) (story)
 2003 A Sight for Sore Eyes (novel "A Sight for Sore Eyes")
 2002 No Night Is Too Long (TV Movie) (as Barbara Vine)
 2001 Alias Betty (novel "The Tree of Hands")
  The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series) (novel - 50 episodes, 1987 - 2000) (story - 34 episodes, 1987 - 1998) (short story - 3 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (two short stories - 1 episode, 1991) (short story "Ginger and the Kingsmarkham Chalk Circle" - 1 episode, 1988)
- Harm Done (2000) ... (novel)
- The Fallen Curtain (1999) ... (novel)
- The Lake of Darkness: Part 2 (1999) ... (novel)
- The Lake of Darkness: Part 1 (1999) ... (novel)
- The Orchard Walls (1998) ... (novel)
 1997 Live Flesh (novel)
 1995 La Cérémonie (novel "A Judgment in Stone")
 1994 A Dark Adapted Eye (TV Mini-Series) (novel - as Barbara Vine)
 1993 Mystery!: Gallowglass (TV Mini-Series) (from the novel by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... (from the novel by)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (from the novel by)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... (from the novel by)
 1992 A Fatal Inversion (TV Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (novel - as Barbara Vine)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (novel - as Barbara Vine)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (novel - as Barbara Vine)
 1991 A Demon in My View (novel "A Demon in My View")
  Le masque (TV Series) (novel "To fear a painted devil" - 1 episode, 1989) (short story "Divided We Stand" - 1 episode, 1989)
- La danse de Salomé (1989) ... (novel "To fear a painted devil")
- L'ami de Pauline (1989) ... (short story "Divided We Stand")
 1989 Innocent Victim (novel)
 1988 The Face of Trespass (TV Movie) (novel)
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series) (novel "The Lake of Darkness" - 1 episode)
- Dead Lucky (1988) ... (novel "The Lake of Darkness")
 1986 A Judgment in Stone (novel "A Judgement in Stone")
 1981-1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- People Don't Do Such Things (1985) ... (story)
- A Glowing Future (1981) ... (story)
 1976 Diary of the Dead (novel "One Across, Two Down")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Orchard Walls" (filmed as The Ruth Rendell Mysteries: The Orchard Walls (1998)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Barbara Vine
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Personal Quote:

[on reading] Some say life is the thing. I prefer reading. See more »

Trivia:

She used her Danish ancestry (on her mother's side) as the basis for her novel "Asta's Book" and her experience as a life peer in the House of Lords as the basis for "The Blood Doctor". See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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