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Jerome K. Jerome


British comedic writer most widely known for his travelogue 3 Men inside a Vessel. He also published the selections of essays Idle Thoughts of the Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of the Idle Fellow. He started working at age fifteen and gathered coal from the railways for four years before getting an acting professional. He volunteered as an ambulance drivers for the French Military during World Battle I. He wedded Georgina Marris in 1888 Russell Ash was another popular humor writer.

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Date Of Birth May 2, 1859
Place Of Birth England
Profession Essayist
Education St Marylebone Grammar School
Nationality English, British
Parents Marguerite Jones, Jerome Clapp Jerome
Movies Three On a Boat, Not Counting the Dog, The Passing of the Third Floor Back, Drei Mann in einem Boot, Three Men in a Boat, All Roads Lead to Calvary
Star Sign Taurus

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1Is buried at Ewelme, Oxfordshire.
2He was named KLAPKA after a Hungarian General staying with the jerome family when he was born.
3His father, Jerome Clapp Jerome, was a lay preacher.
4Was an ambulance driver for the French Red Cross in WWI.
5Jerome was an orphan at the age of fifteen. He started working as a railway clerk, and did spare-time acting and writing. He became a well-known playwright and novelist.



Malvína2003TV Movie novel
Estudio 11979TV Series play - 1 episode
Troe v lodke, ne schitaya sobaki1979TV Movie novel
The Three Kisses1978TV Movie novel "Malvina of Brittany"
Au théâtre ce soir1976-1978TV Series play - 2 episodes
Three Men in a Boat1975TV Movie novel
Alta comedia1971TV Series 1 episode
Obraz1964Short story
Drei Mann in einem Boot1961novel "Three Men in a Boat"
L'âme de Nicolas Snyders1961TV Movie novel
Three Men in a Boat1956based on novel
The Soul of Nicholas Snyders1937TV Movie play
The Passing of the Third Floor Back1935story
Three Men in a Boat1933novel
All Roads Lead to Calvary1921novel
Three Men in a Boat1920novel
Miss Hobbs1920play
Strictly Confidential1919play "Fanny and the Servant Problem"
The Passing of the Third Floor Back1918play
Hanging a Picture1915Short novel "Three Men in a Boat"

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Who Do You Think You Are?2011TV Series documentaryHimself

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1It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

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