William S. Burroughs (1914–1997)

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KNOWN FOR 
Drugstore Cowboy (1989) | Naked Lunch (1991) | Taking Tiger Mountain (1983)
AKA 
William Burroughs | William Lee
NICKNAMEs  
Il hombre invisible, Bill
BORN 
Feb 5, 1914 (died Aug 2, 1997)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for QueerQueer Writer (book by)  Less
Past Film & Video (35 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Writer ("A Thanksgiving Prayer", "The 'Priest' They Called Him") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("A Thanksgiving Prayer", "The 'Priest' They Called Him") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (Feb 22, 2011) Performer ("A Thanksgiving Prayer", "The 'Priest' They Called Him"), Writer ("A Thanksgiving Prayer", "The 'Priest' They Called Him")  Less
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Writer ("Seven Souls") (1 episode, 2006), Performer ("Seven Souls") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Members Only (Mar 12, 2006) Performer ("Seven Souls") (uncredited), Writer ("Seven Souls") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Black RiderThe Black Rider (TV Movie) Writer (libretto)  Less 1990
Self (40 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Uncle HowardUncle Howard Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Häxan (Oct 2, 2014) Narrator (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Beat GenerationBeat Generation (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Neurons to NirvanaNeurons to Nirvana Self (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for For No Good ReasonFor No Good Reason Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012 $67K / —
  • Primary photo for Out-Takes from the Life of a Happy ManOut-Takes from the Life of a Happy Man Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Ballad of Genesis and Lady JayeThe Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for William S. Burroughs: A Man WithinWilliam S. Burroughs: A Man Within Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010 $160K $46K / —
  • Primary photo for Chelsea on the RocksChelsea on the Rocks Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008 $7K / —
  • Primary photo for ObsceneObscene Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Speak OutSpeak Out (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Absolute WilsonAbsolute Wilson Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006 $66K / —
  • Primary photo for WanderlustWanderlust (TV Movie) Tom the Priest (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for SexTVSexTV (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Silenci?Silenci? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #5.9 (Dec 2, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Portrait of a Bookstore as an Old ManPortrait of a Bookstore as an Old Man Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003 €54K
  • Primary photo for The Battle for 'I Am Curious-Yellow'The Battle for 'I Am Curious-Yellow' (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Destroy All Rational ThoughtDestroy All Rational Thought (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
    • Glitterbug (Oct 1994) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Laurie Anderson: Collected VideosLaurie Anderson: Collected Videos (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Sonic Youth: Teenage RiotSonic Youth: Teenage Riot (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for La edad de oroLa edad de oro (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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