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Quentin Crisp Biography (1908-1999)
Born Denis Pratt, December 25, 1908, in Sutton, England; immigrated to UnitedStates, 1977. Addresses: HOME--46 E. Third Street, New York, NY 10003.
- Birth Details
- December 25, 1908
- Sutton, England
- Death Details
- November 21, 1999
- Manchester, England
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- An Evening with Quentin Crisp (one-man show), Players Theatre, New York City, 1978.
- Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest, Mercer Street Theatre, New York City, 1982.
- Lord Alfred Douglas (in 1945), Lord Alfred's Lover, New Vic Theatre, NewYork City, 1982.
- Also appeared in Hamlet, Royal College of Art, London, 1978.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Dr. Zalhus, The Bride, Columbia, 1985.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SPECIALS
- The Naked Civil Servant, PBS.
- An Evening with Quentin Crisp, DRG, 1979.
- Color in Display (non-fiction), Blandford Press, 1938.
- The Naked Civil Servant (autobiography), Jonathan Cape, 1968, then Holt,1977.
- How to Have a Life-Style (non-fiction), Cecil Woolf, 1975, then Methuen,1979.
- Love Made Easy (fiction), Duckworth, 1977.
- Chog: A Gothic Fable (fiction), Methuen, 1979.
- (with Donald Carroll) Doing It with Style (non-fiction), Franklin Watts,1981.
- How to Become a Virgin (autobiography), Duckworth, 1981, then St.
- Martin's, 1984.
- The Wit and Wisdom of Quentin Crisp, edited by Guy Kettlehack, Harper, 1984.
- (with John Hofsess) Manners from Heaven: A Divine Guide to Good Behavior(non-fiction), Harper, 1985.
- Also contributor to Christopher Street, Listener, and New York.
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