Frederic Michael Raphael Biography (1931-)

Born August 14, 1931, in Chicago, IL; immigrated to Putney, England, 1938; son of Cedric Michael (an employee of Shell Oil Co.) and Irene Rose (maiden name, Mauser) Raphael; married Sylvia Betty Glatt, January 17, 1955; children: Paul Simon, Sarah Natasha, and Stephen Matthew Joshua. Addresses: Contact: c/o Deborah Rogers, Coleridge-White, 20 Powis Mews, London W11 IJN, England.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Writer, director, actor
Birth Details
August 14, 1931
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Maitre D', Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules, 1991
  • Episodic
  • Frontiers (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1990
  • Television Director
  • Specials
  • "Something's Wrong," Premiere, BBC, 1979
  • Episodic
  • "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt," Women and Men: Stories of Seduction, HBO, 1990
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Leslie Bricusse) Bachelor of Hearts (also known as Bachelor), J. Arthur Rank, 1958
  • (With Denis Cannan and Frederick Gotfurt) Don't Bother to Knock (also known as Why Bother to Knock?), Seven Arts, 1961
  • Nothing but the Best (based on the short story by Stanley Ellin),Columbia, 1964
  • (And author of story, with others), Darling, Embassy, 1965
  • Two for the Road, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967; published by Cape (London, England) and Holt Rinehart (New York City), 1967
  • Far from the Madding Crowd, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1967
  • A Severed Head, Columbia, 1972
  • Daisy Miller, Paramount, 1974
  • Richard's Things, New World, 1980
  • (With Michael Radford and Jonathan Gems) White Mischief, Columbia,1988
  • (With Axel Corti and Daniel Vigne) The King's Whore (also known asJeanne, The King's Mistress, La donna del re, and Laputain de roi; based on the novel Jeanne de Luynes, Comtesse de Verue, by Jacques Tournier), Vidmark Entertainment, 1993
  • (With Stanley Kubrick and Arthur Schnitzler) Eyes Wide Shut (alsoknown as EWS), Warner Bros., 1999
  • This Man, This Woman, Mike Lobell Productions, 2002
  • Hiding Room, 2002
  • Film Song Lyrics
  • "The Best of Everything," Nothing but the Best (based on the shortstory by Stanley Ellin), Columbia, 1964
  • Stage Plays
  • (With Lucienne Hill; music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Robin Beaumont) Lady at the Wheel, produced in London, 1958
  • A Man on the Bridge, produced in Hornchurch, England, 1961
  • An Early Life, produced in Leicester, England, 1979
  • From the Greek, produced at Arts Theatre, Cambridge, England, 1979
  • Television Miniseries
  • The Glittering Prizes, BBC, 1976; published in book form by AllenLane (London), 1976
  • "After the War," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1990
  • Television Movies
  • "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt," Women and Men: Stories of Seduction, HBO, 1990
  • Television Specials
  • "The Executioners," Drama '61, Anglia TV, 1961
  • Rogue Male (based on the novel by Geoffrey Household), BBC, 1976
  • "Something's Wrong," Premiere, BBC, 1979
  • (As Frederick Raphael) School Play (also known as BBC2 Playhouse: School Play), 1979
  • Sleeps Six, Arts and Entertainment, 1984
  • Television Episodes
  • The Best of Friends, 1980
  • Oxbridge Blues, Arts and Entertainment, 1986
  • "Armed Response," Picture Windows (also known as Picture Windows: Language of the Heart), Showtime, 1995
  • Television Writings
  • Other
  • Image of a Society (based on the novel by Roy Fuller), 1963
  • The Trouble with England (based on his novel), 1964
  • (With Kenneth McLeish), Of Mycenae and Men, 1979
  • Byron: A Personal Tour (documentary), 1981
  • Radio Works
  • The Daedalus Dimension, 1979
  • Death in Trieste, 1981
  • The Thought of Lydia, 1988
  • The Empty Jew, 1994
  • Novels
  • Obbligato, MacMillan (London), 1956
  • The Earlsdon Way, Cassell (London), 1958
  • The Limits of Love, Cassell, 1960
  • A Wild Surmise, Cassell, 1961
  • The Graduate Wife, Cassell, 1962
  • The Trouble with England, Cassell, 1962
  • Lindmann, Cassell, 1963
  • Orchestra and Beginners, Cape (London), 1967
  • Like Men Betrayed, Cape, 1970
  • Who Were You with Last Night?, Cape, 1971
  • April, June, and November, Cape, 1972
  • Richard's Things, Cape, 1973
  • California Time, Cape, 1975
  • Heaven and Earth, Cape, 1985
  • After the War, Collins (London), 1988
  • The Hidden I: A Myth Revised, Thames & Hudson (New York City),1990
  • A Double Life, Orion (London), 1993
  • Old Scores, Orion, 1995
  • Coast to Coast, Catbird Press (New Haven, CT), 1999
  • Biographies
  • W. Somerset Maugham and His World, Thames & Hudson, 1977
  • Byron, Thames & Hudson, 1982
  • Short Stories
  • Sleeps Six and Other Stories, Cape, 1979
  • Oxbridge Blues and Other Stories, Cape, 1980
  • Comings and Goings, 1984
  • Think of England and Other Stories, Cape, 1986, Scribner (New YorkCity), 1988
  • The Latin Lover and Other Stories, Orion, 1994
  • All His Sons, 1999
  • Karl Popper: Historicism and Its Poverty, Routledge (London), 1999
  • Translations
  • (With Kenneth McLeish) Poems of Catullus, Cape, 1978
  • (With McLeish) The Oresteia of Aeschylus (televised as The Serpent Son by the BBC), Cambridge University Press, 1979
  • (With McLeish) The Complete Plays of Aeschylus, Methuen (London),1991
  • (With McLeish) Euripides, Medea, Hern (London), 1994
  • Sophocles' Aias, 1998
  • Petronius' Satyricon, 2001
  • Essays
  • (Editor; and introduction) Bookmarks, Cape, 1975
  • Cracks in the Ice: Views and Reviews, W. H. Allen (London), 1979
  • The Necessity of Anti-Semitism, University of Southampton (Southampton, England), 1989 St. Martin's Press, 1997
  • Of Gods and Men, Folio Society (London), 1992
  • (Editor; with Ray Monk) The Great Philosophers, 2000
  • Personal Terms, 2001
  • The Benefits of Doubt, 2002
  • Other
  • (Compiler, with Kenneth McLeish) A List of Books: An Imaginary Library, Harmony (New York City), 1981
  • France: The Four Seasons, Pavilion (London), 1994
  • (Author of introduction) Six Plays by Euripides, Methuen Drama (London), 1997
  • Eyes Wide Open: A Memoir of Stanley Kubrick, Ballantine Books, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Volume 1, Gale, 1981
    • Contemporary Novelists, 7th edition, St. James Press, 2001
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 14, Part 2: British Novelists since 1960, Gale, 1983
    Periodicals
    • Arion, winter, 1964, pp. 68-73

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