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



The Golden West 1932 Medicine Man (uncredited)
Skyscraper Souls 1932 Hamilton (uncredited)
The Washington Masquerade 1932 Senator Hodge
The Roadhouse Murder 1932 Judge
The Woman Between 1931/II Frederick Weston
Behind Office Doors 1931 Banker Charles H. Robinson
The Gang Buster 1931 Andrew Martine
Brothers 1930 Dr. Moore
Convict's Code 1930 Theodore Perry
The Ocean Waif 1916 Short Hy Jessop
Romeo and Juliet 1916/II Abraham
Monsieur Lecoq 1915 Monsieur Lecoq
The Heart of the Night Wind 1914 Short

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Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Himself

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