Most Adapted Authors (edited)

Name the authors who have had the most film and television adaptations of their works.
HINT: Only one author on this list is still alive and only one a woman
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Last updated: December 12, 2014
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Selected Work
1. (831)
William Shakespeare
The Merchant of Venice
2. (320)
Anton Chekhov
Uncle Vanya
3. (300)
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
4. (243)
Alexandre Dumas
Man in the Iron Mask
5. (240)
Edgar Allan Poe
The Tell-Tale Heart
6. (225)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Swiss Family Robinson
7. (220)
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles
8. (217)
Hans Christian Andersen
The Snow Queen
9. (214)
Edgar Wallace
The Four Just Men
10. (212)
The Brothers Grimm
Snow White
11. (208)
The Bourgeois Gentleman
Selected Work
12. (201)
O. Henry
The Ransom of Red Chief
13. (181)
Oscar Wilde
A Picture of Dorian Gray
14. (177)
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Crime and Punishment
15. (154)
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace
16. (150)
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables
17. (143)
Jules Verne
From the Earth to the Moon
18. (127)
Stephen King
18. (127)
Georges Simenon
The Strangers in the House
20. (126)
Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express
21. (124)
L. Frank Baum
The WIzard of Oz
22. (121)
Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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