Georges Simenon

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Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer.wikipedia
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The Bottom of the Bottle (novel)

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His novel The Bottom of the Bottle was heavily influenced by his stay in Nogales.
The Bottom of the Bottle is a novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon.

Jules Maigret

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A prolific author who published nearly 500 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.
Jules Maigret, or simply Maigret, is a fictional French police detective, a commissaire ("commissioner") of the Paris Brigade Criminelle (Direction Régionale de Police Judiciaire de Paris), created by writer Georges Simenon.

Reno, Nevada

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Simenon and Denyse Ouimet were then married in Reno, Nevada in 1950 and eventually had three children, Johnny (born in 1949), Marie-Jo (born in 1953) and Pierre (born in 1959).
Among others, the Belgian-French writer Georges Simenon, at the time living in the U.S., came to Reno in 1950 in order to divorce his first wife.

Maigret (1960 TV series)

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Three television series (1960–63, 1992–93 and 2016-), have been made in Great Britain (the first with Rupert Davies in the title role, the second with Michael Gambon and the third with Rowan Atkinson), one in Italy in four different seasons for a total of 36 episodes (1964–72) starring Gino Cervi; and two in France: (1967–90) starring Jean Richard and (1991–2005) starring Bruno Cremer.
Based on the Maigret stories of Georges Simenon, the series starred Rupert Davies in the title role.

Rupert Davies

Three television series (1960–63, 1992–93 and 2016-), have been made in Great Britain (the first with Rupert Davies in the title role, the second with Michael Gambon and the third with Rowan Atkinson), one in Italy in four different seasons for a total of 36 episodes (1964–72) starring Gino Cervi; and two in France: (1967–90) starring Jean Richard and (1991–2005) starring Bruno Cremer.
Rupert Davies FRSA (22 May 1916 – 22 November 1976) was an English actor best remembered for playing the title role in the BBC's 1960s television adaptation of Maigret, based on Georges Simenon's Maigret novels.

Jean Richard

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Three television series (1960–63, 1992–93 and 2016-), have been made in Great Britain (the first with Rupert Davies in the title role, the second with Michael Gambon and the third with Rowan Atkinson), one in Italy in four different seasons for a total of 36 episodes (1964–72) starring Gino Cervi; and two in France: (1967–90) starring Jean Richard and (1991–2005) starring Bruno Cremer.
He is most remembered for his role as Georges Simenon's Maigret on the eponymous French television series, which he played for more than twenty years, and for his circus activities.

Maigret (1992 TV series)

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Three television series (1960–63, 1992–93 and 2016-), have been made in Great Britain (the first with Rupert Davies in the title role, the second with Michael Gambon and the third with Rowan Atkinson), one in Italy in four different seasons for a total of 36 episodes (1964–72) starring Gino Cervi; and two in France: (1967–90) starring Jean Richard and (1991–2005) starring Bruno Cremer.
It was an adaptation of the books by Georges Simenon featuring his fictional French detective Jules Maigret.

The Strangers in the House

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Simenon also wrote a large number of "psychological novels" (what the French refer to as "romans durs"), such as The Strangers in the House (1940), La neige était sale (1948), or Le fils (1957), as well as several autobiographical works, in particular Je me souviens (1945), Pedigree (1948), Mémoires intimes (1981).
Les Inconnus dans la maison (The Strangers in the House) is a novel by Belgian author Georges Simenon.

Maigret and Monsieur Charles

The first novel in the series, Pietr-le-Letton, was serialized in 1930 and appeared in book form in 1931; the last one, Maigret and Monsieur Charles, was published in 1972.
Maigret and Monsieur Charles (French: Maigret et Monsieur Charles) is a detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon featuring his character Jules Maigret.

Gino Cervi

Three television series (1960–63, 1992–93 and 2016-), have been made in Great Britain (the first with Rupert Davies in the title role, the second with Michael Gambon and the third with Rowan Atkinson), one in Italy in four different seasons for a total of 36 episodes (1964–72) starring Gino Cervi; and two in France: (1967–90) starring Jean Richard and (1991–2005) starring Bruno Cremer.
Toward the end of his career he played Commissioner Maigret for eight years in the Italian TV adaptation of the celebrated series of crime novels by Georges Simenon, Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (1964–1972), during which he also starred in a spin-off movie Maigret a Pigalle (Mario Landi, 1966), produced by his son Antonio Cervi.

The Strange Case of Peter the Lett

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The first novel in the series, Pietr-le-Letton, was serialized in 1930 and appeared in book form in 1931; the last one, Maigret and Monsieur Charles, was published in 1972.
The Strange Case of Peter the Lett (1931) (Pietr-le-Letton), a detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon, is the very first novel to feature Inspector Jules Maigret who would later appear in more than a hundred stories by Simenon and who has become a legendary figure in the annals of detective fiction.

Jean Gabin

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Three films were made in the late 1950s and early 1960s, starring Jean Gabin: Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case; Maigret Sets A Trap; and Margret Sees Red.
Gabin played Georges Simenon's detective Jules Maigret for three films in 1958, 1959 and 1963.

Maigret (2016 TV series)

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Three television series (1960–63, 1992–93 and 2016-), have been made in Great Britain (the first with Rupert Davies in the title role, the second with Michael Gambon and the third with Rowan Atkinson), one in Italy in four different seasons for a total of 36 episodes (1964–72) starring Gino Cervi; and two in France: (1967–90) starring Jean Richard and (1991–2005) starring Bruno Cremer.
It is an adaptation of the books by Georges Simenon featuring his fictional French detective Jules Maigret, who is played by Rowan Atkinson.

Gabriel Brühl

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One of her more notorious ancestors was Gabriel Brühl, a criminal who preyed on Limburg from the 1720s until he was hanged in 1743.
Brühl was a remote ancestor of the Belgian detective writer Georges Simenon, who used "Brühl" as one of his many pen names.

Act of Passion

Lettre à mon juge (Letter to My Judge) was written by Belgian author Georges Simenon in 1946 during his stay at Bradenton Beach, Florida and published in Paris the following year by Presses de la Cité.

Josephine Baker

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Marriage to Tigy, however, did not prevent Simenon from having liaisons with numerous other women, perhaps most famously, Josephine Baker.
In 1925 she began an extramarital relationship with the Belgian novelist Georges Simenon.

The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By (novel)

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The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By, first published in English in 1938, is a crime thriller by Georges Simenon about a man's rapid descent into criminality and madness following sudden financial ruination.

The Watchmaker of Everton

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The Watchmaker of Everton is a novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon.

Les Fiançailles de M. Hire

The Engagement
Les Fiançailles de M. Hire (Monsieur Hire's Engagement) is the title of a short novel by Belgian writer Georges Simenon.

Maigret and the Yellow Dog

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Maigret and the Yellow Dog (French: Le Chien jaune) is a detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon.

Tropic Moon

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Coup de Lune (Éditions Fayard, 1933), literally "moonburn" or "moonstroke" in French, but translated into English as Tropic Moon, is a novel by Belgian writer Georges Simenon.

Les plus grands Belges

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In 2005, Simenon was nominated for the title of De Grootste Belg / Le plus grand Belge (The Greatest Belgian) in two separate television series.

The Man on the Bench in the Barn

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*The Red Barn, written by David Hare and based on the novel La Main (English title The Man on the Bench in the Barn).
The Man on the Bench in the Barn is a novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon.

The Crime at Lock 14

Le Charretier de la Providence, "The Carter of the Providence") is a detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon featuring his character Inspector Jules Maigret.

The Little Man from Archangel

The Little Man from Archangel, (original title Le Petit Homme d'Arkhangelsk), first published in English by Hamish Hamilton in 1957, is a novel by Georges Simenon.