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E. Gary Gygax (1938–2008)

E. Gary Gygax was born on July 27, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ernest Gary Gygax. He was a producer, known for Dungeons & Dragons (1983), Uber Goober (2004) and Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Mystery (1981). He was married to Gail Carpenter. He died on March 4, 2008 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA. See full bio »

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Dungeons & Dragons
Uber Goober
Uber Goober Himself
Dungeons & Dragons


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 1983-1985 Dungeons & Dragons (TV Series) (co-producer - 27 episodes)
- The Winds of Darkness (1985) ... (co-producer)
- Cave of the Fairie Dragons (1985) ... (co-producer)
- Citadel of Shadow (1985) ... (co-producer)
- Odyssey of the 12th Talisman (1985) ... (co-producer)
- The Time Lost (1985) ... (co-producer)
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 2000 Dungeons & Dragons (game - uncredited)
 1983 Dungeons & Dragons (TV Series) (game "Dungeons & Dragons")
 1981 Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Mystery (Video Game) (creator)
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 2000 Futurama (TV Series)
Gary Gygax
- Anthology of Interest I (2000) ... Gary Gygax (voice, as Gary Gygax)
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 1983 Dungeons & Dragons (TV Series) (game writer)
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 2016 Bring Water (Short) (special thanks)
 2011 Blood on the Game Dice (Short) (in memory of)
 2008 Futurama: Bender's Game (Video) (in memory of - as Gary Gygax)
 2006 Roleplayed (Video short) (the producers wish to thank)
 2001 The Making of 'Dungeons and Dragons' (Video documentary) (special thanks)
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 2007 Code Monkeys (TV Series)
- Todd Loses His Mind (2007) ... Himself (voice)
 2004 Life with the Dice Bag (Video documentary)
 2004 Uber Goober (Documentary)
 2001 Let the Games Begin (Video short)
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  Dungeons & Dragons: A Documentary (Documentary) (filming)
 2008 D & D & F: 'Dungeons & Dragons' & 'Futurama' (Video documentary short)
Himself (uncredited)
 2008 Futurama: Bender's Game (Video)
Gary Gygax (as Gary Gygax)

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Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual (1977) -- rulebook See more »

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11 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gary Gygax

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