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R.D. Laing (1927–1989)

R.D. Laing was born on October 7, 1927 in Govanhill, Glasgow, Scotland as Ronald David Laing. He was a writer and director, known for Knutar/Knutna (1973), Solmuja (1986) and 2nd House (1973). He was married to Jutta Werner and Anne Laing. He died on August 23, 1989 in Saint-Tropez, Var, France. See full bio »

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Knutar/Knutna Writer
Solmuja Writer
2nd House Writer
Knots Writer


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 1986 Solmuja (TV Mini-Series) (book Sanity, Madness and the Family - 4 episodes)
- Laura (1986) ... (book Sanity, Madness and the Family)
- Ruth (1986) ... (book Sanity, Madness and the Family)
- Maria (1986) ... (book Sanity, Madness and the Family)
- Anna (1986) ... (book Sanity, Madness and the Family)
 1979 Cities (TV Series documentary) (script - 1 episode)
- R.D. Laing's Glasgow (1979) ... (script)
 1975 Knots (Documentary) (book)
 1975 2nd House (TV Series) (book: Knots - 1 episode)
- Toback's Gambler (1975) ... (book: Knots)
 1973 Knutar/Knutna (TV Special) (writer)
 1970 Schizofreni: en sjukdom eller bara en etikett (TV Movie documentary) (co-writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Nonfiction book: "Reason and Violence", 1964. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The sane are mad and the mad are sane.


Father of Adrian Laing.

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