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Richard Adams (IV)

Richard Adams was born on May 9, 1920 in Newbury, Berkshire, England as Richard George Adams. He is a writer, known for Watership Down (1978), The Plague Dogs (1982) and The Girl in a Swing (1988). He has been married to Barbara Elizabeth Acland since September 26, 1949. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Watership Down
The Plague Dogs
The Girl in a Swing
Watership Down


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  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (novel) (filming)
 1999 Watership Down (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- The Promised Land (1999) ... (novel)
- Home on the Down (1999) ... (novel)
- Kidnapped (1999) ... (novel)
- Friend and Enemy (1999) ... (novel)
- Lost (1999) ... (novel)
 1988 The Girl in a Swing (novel)
 1982 The Plague Dogs (novel)
 1978 Watership Down (novel)
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 2011 University Challenge (TV Series)
- Christmas 2011 Special 2 (2011) ... Himself
 2008 Wisdom (Video documentary)
 2005 The 100 Greatest Family Films (TV Movie documentary)
 1987 The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell (Documentary)
Himself - Author, Watership Down
 1982 Forty Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself (RSPCA)
- Rabbits Don't Cry (1982) ... Himself (RSPCA)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Watership Down" (filmed as Watership Down (1978)) See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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He dedicated his novel "Watership Down" to his two daughters, Juliet and Rosamond, for whom he used to invent stories about rabbits and other animals while taking long drives to Stratford-on-Avon. See more »

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