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Dr. Seuss (1904–1991)


Acclaimed writer Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines. Dr. Seuss' first children's book, And To Think ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Forces of Nature (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Serenade (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Wagon Ho! (Video short)
 2012 The Lorax (based on the book by)
 2010 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- How the Nerd Stole Christmas (2010) ... (original story - as Dr. Seuss)
 2010 The Cat in the Hat (Short)
 2008 Red Beans & Jam (Short) (adaptation)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (book) / (story)
 2005 Gerald McBoing Boing (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (characters)
 2000 The Grinch (Video Game) (book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!")
 1996-1997 The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series) (based on the works of - 3 episodes)
- The Feed You Need (1997) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
- The Cat in the Hat Takes a Nap (1997) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
- The Gink (1996) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
 1995 Daisy-Head Mayzie (TV Short) (written by - as Theodor Geisel)
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie) (characters)
 1992 Horton Hatches the Egg (Video) (book)
 1992 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Video) (book)
 1992 If I Ran the Zoo (Video short) (book)
 1992 Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (Video short) (book)
 1991 Dr. Seuss: I Am Not Going to Get Up Today! (Video short) (book)
 1991 Dr. Seuss' ABC (Video short) (book)
 1989 The Butter Battle Book (TV Short) (book) / (written for television by)
 1986 Welcome (Short) (book "Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose")
 1982 The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (TV Short) (teleplay - as Ted Geisel) / (written by)
 1980 Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1977 Halloween Is Grinch Night (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1975 The Hoober-Bloob Highway (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Dr. Seuss on the Loose (TV Short) (screenplay) / (stories: "The Sneetches", "The Zax" and "Green Eggs and Ham" - uncredited)
 1972 The Lorax (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1971 The Cat in the Hat (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1970 Horton Hears a Who! (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1966 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV Short) (book)
 1966 Ya zhdu ptentsa (Short) (book)
 1957 The Big Fun Carnival (story - archive footage)
 1956 Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1956 The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Jolly Frolics (1956) ... (characters)
 1954 How Now Boing Boing (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1953 Gerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (screenplay) / (story and conception)
 1950 Gerald McBoing-Boing (Short) (story)
 1950 The Costume Designer (Short documentary) (story - uncredited)
 1947 Design for Death (Documentary) (as Theodor S. Geisel)
 1945 Your Job in Germany (Documentary short)
 1945 No Buddy Atoll (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Operation Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Hot Spot (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 It's Murder She Says... (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 A Few Quick Facts: Fear (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 In the Aleutians (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Going Home (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Target Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Pay Day (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Three Brothers (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Outpost (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Censored (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 The Chow Hound (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Gas (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Lecture on Camouflage (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Snafuperman (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Few Quick Facts: Inflation (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Booby Traps (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Rumors (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Home Front (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Goldbrick (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Infantry Blues (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Spies (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Gripes (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Coming!! Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Short) (writer)
 1942 Horton Hatches the Egg (Short) (book)
 1931 'Neath the Bababa Tree (Short) (story)
 1931 Put on the Spout (Short) (story)
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Other Works:

Songwriter: "The Kid's Song" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Theodor S. Geisel | Ted Geisel | Theodor S. Geisel | Theodor Seuss Geisel | Theodor Geisel | Theo LeSieg

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

When at last we are sure, You've been properly pilled, Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed. See more »

Trivia:

Worked as a commercial artist and was known for his humorous spot drawings for many Standard Oil products, most famously Flit bug spray. See more »

Trademark:

He expresses his views in social and political issues in his own books (e.g. The Lorax, The Sneetches, The Butter Battle Book, Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch, & Horton Hears a Who). See more »

Nickname:

The Kaiser

Star Sign:

Pisces

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