Nebraska Authors

Ken Wlaschin

Born 1934-07-12 Bradish, NE (USA)

Died 2009-11-10
Palm Springs, CA (USA)

Born on July 12, 1934, Kenneth Glen Wlaschin was an actor and writer, known for Five More (1966), The Tramplers (1965) and Muffled Darkness (1987). He was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for his contributions to British film culture.

Places Lived

Bradish, NE
Hanover, NH
Dublin, IRELAND
ENGLAND
FRANCE
California

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Visual Work
  • Journalism

Keywords

Film; Poetry; Fiction

Education

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
University College, Dublin, IRELAND
Master's Degree in English, University of Poitiers, Poitiers, FRANCE

Occupation

Director
Actor
Writer
Film, Theatre and Art Critic

Places Worked

Director of the London Film Festival
Director of the National Film Festival
Director of Exhibitions for the American Film Institute
Daily American newspaper, Rome
Daily Sketch newspaper, London
Story Editor, London Weekend Television

Honors

Awarded an MBE for his contributions to British film culture

Bibliography

The Bluffer's Guide to the Cinema. 1971.
The Italian Job.
Rome: A Portrait.
To Kill the Pope.
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Great Movie Stars and their Films. 1984.
The Faber Book of Movie Verse. with Philip French, 1993.
Encyclopedia of American Opera. 2009.

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