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William Morris


An English writer, craftsman, and textile designer, he is most widely known for influencing the introduction of the dream fiction genre. His significant works are the Earthly Heaven and Information from Nowhere. He researched theology and middle ages poetry at Pembroke University. He released his 1st literary work, THE STORYPLOT from the Glittering Simple, in 1891. He was a well-known textile developer and a founder from the Culture for the Safety of Ancient Structures. He was created in Walthamstow, London, Britain. He wedded Jane Burden and experienced two daughters. His dream books directly affected the task of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Date Of Birth March 24, 1834
Died October 3, 1896, Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth London, England
Profession Novelist
Education Marlborough College, University of Oxford, Exeter College, Oxford
Nationality British, English
Spouse Jane Morris
Children May Morris, Jane Alice Morris
Parents Emma Morris, William Morris
Siblings Isabella Gilmore
Movies The Washington Masquerade, The Roadhouse Murder, The Gang Buster, Brothers, The Ocean Waif, Romeo and Juliet
Star Sign Aries

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1William made his stage debut in 1875 at the Boston Museum.
2Father of actor/screenwriter Gordon Morris.
3Father of actors Adrian Morris and Chester Morris.



The Golden West1932Medicine Man (uncredited)
Skyscraper Souls1932Hamilton (uncredited)
The Washington Masquerade1932Senator Hodge
The Roadhouse Murder1932Judge
The Woman Between1931/IIFrederick Weston
Behind Office Doors1931Banker Charles H. Robinson
The Gang Buster1931Andrew Martine
Brothers1930Dr. Moore
Convict's Code1930Theodore Perry
The Ocean Waif1916ShortHy Jessop
Romeo and Juliet1916/IIAbraham
Monsieur Lecoq1915Monsieur Lecoq
The Heart of the Night Wind1914Short

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