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R.C. Sherriff (1896–1975)

R.C. Sherriff was born on June 6, 1896 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England as Robert Cedric Sherriff. He was a writer, known for The Invisible Man (1933), The Night My Number Came Up (1955) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939). He died on November 13, 1975 in Esher, Surrey. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1933)
(1939)
(1955)

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 2017/I Journey's End (novel) / (play)
 1988 Journey's End (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Journey's End (TV Movie)
 1980 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Miss Mabel (1980) ... (play)
 1976 Aces High (play "Journey's End")
 1964 Sospecha (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La coartada (1964)
 1963 The Long Sunset (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 The White Carnation (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Miss Mabel (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Verräterische Spuren (TV Movie) (play "A Shred of Evidence")
 1961 Bridge mit Onkel Tom (TV Movie) (novel - as Robert Cedric Sherriff)
  BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (play - 1 episode, 1960)
- Home at Seven (1961)
 1959 Cards with Uncle Tom (TV Movie)
 1959 Hemma klockan sju (TV Movie) (play "Home at Seven")
 1958 Hemma klockan sju (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Badger's Green (1958) ... (play)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (play - 2 episodes, 1950 - 1956)
- The Long Sunset (1958)
- Home at Seven (1956) ... (play)
- Miss Mabel (1950) ... (play)
 1958 Miss Mabel (TV Movie)
 1957 The Telescope (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Home at Seven (TV Movie)
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The White Carnation (1956) ... (play)
 1956 Wo war David Preston? (TV Movie)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Home at Seven (1956) ... (story)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Miss Mabel (1956) ... (play)
 1955 Storm Over the Nile (screenplay)
 1955 The Dam Busters (screenplay)
 1955 The Night My Number Came Up (screenplay)
 1954 Journey's End (TV Movie) (play)
 1953-1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Home at Seven (1954) ... (story)
- The White Carnation (1953) ... (story)
 1953 Badger's Green (TV Movie)
 1952 Murder on Monday (play - as R.C. Sheriff on U.S. prints)
 1951 No Highway in the Sky (screen play - as R. C. Sherriff)
 1950 Trio
 1949 Miss Mabel (TV Movie) (play)
 1949 Badger's Green (play)
 1949 Repertory Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- St. Helena (1949) ... (play)
 1948 Quartet (screenplay)
 1947 Odd Man Out (screenplay)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1942 Stand by for Action (original story)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1942 This Above All (screenplay)
 1941 They Met in Bombay (uncredited)
 1941 That Hamilton Woman (original screenplay)
 1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (screen play)
 1939 The Four Feathers (screen play)
 1938 Badger's Green (TV Movie) (play)
 1937 Journey's End (TV Movie) (play)
 1937 The Road Back (screenplay)
 1936 Dracula's Daughter (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Windfall (play)
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein (adaptation - uncredited)
 1934 Badger's Green (play)
 1934 One More River (screenplay)
 1933 The Invisible Man (screenplay)
 1932 The Old Dark House (additional dialogue - uncredited)
 1931 Die andere Seite (play "Journey's End")
 1930 Journey's End (play)
 1919 The Toilers (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Journey's End. Drama. Written by R.C. Sherriff. Scenic Design by James Whale. Directed by James Whale. Henry Miller's Theatre: 22 Mar 1929- 17 May 1930 (485 performances). Cast: Sol Douday (as "German Soldier"), Jack Hawkins (as "2nd Lieut. Hibbert"), Colin Keith-Johnston (as "Captain Stanhope") [Broadway debut], Leon ... See more »

Alternate Names:

R. C. Sherriff | Robert Cedric Sherriff | R.C. Sheriff on U.S. prints

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Autobiography, 1969, 'No Leading Lady'. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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