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Rev. W. Awdry (1911–1997)

Rev. W. Awdry was born on June 15, 1911 in Romsey, Hampshire, England as Wilbert Vere Awdry. He was a writer, known for Thomas & Friends (1984), Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000) and Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery (2012). He was married to Margaret Awdry. He died on March 21, 1997 in Rodborough, Near Stroud, England. See full bio »

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 2014 Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave (Video) (railway series) (completed)
 2014 Thomas & Friends: Trouble on the Tracks (Video short) (segment "Duck and the Diesel Engine")
  Thomas & Friends (TV Series short) (railway series - 387 episodes, 1984 - 2014) (characters - 33 episodes, 1984 - 1995) (original story - 2 episodes, 1984 - 1991) (books - 1 episode, 2010) (based on The railway series by - 1 episode, 1992)
- The Afternoon Tea Express (2014) ... (railway series)
- Gone Fishing (2014) ... (railway series)
- The Smelly Kipper (2014) ... (railway series)
- Thomas' Shortcut (2014) ... (railway series)
- Away from the Sea (2014) ... (railway series)
 2014 Thomas & Friends: Spills and Thrills (Video short) (segment "Thomas the Tank Engine")
 2013 Thomas & Friends: The Thomas Way (Video short) (segment "The Little Old Engine")
 2013 Thomas & Friends: Santa's Little Engine (Video short) (segment "Henry the Green Engine")
 2013 Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway (Video) (railway series)
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery (railway series)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Best of Thomas (Video) (railway series)
 2006-2007 Jack and the Sodor Construction Company (TV Mini-Series) (railway series - 4 episodes)
- On Site with Thomas (2007) ... (railway series)
- A Visit from Thomas (2007) ... (railway series)
- Jack Owns Up (2007) ... (railway series)
- A Tale for Thomas (2006) ... (railway series)
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 1988 Wogan (TV Series)
 1968 4472: Flying Scotsman (TV Movie documentary)
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He was ordained as an Anglican minister, but his real passion was trains. He told the Thomas the Tank stories to his young son.

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