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Hergé (1907–1983)


Born under the name Georges Remi on May 22, 1907 in Brussels, Belgium. As a child, Herge had a gift for drawing but never had any formal training in the visual arts. He attended both school and the boy scouts during the World War 1 and post-World War 1 Era. After he finished school Herge published his first ever cartoon: "The Adventures of Totor" ... See full bio »

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(age 75) in Brussels, Belgium

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 2011 The Adventures of Tintin (comic book series "The Adventures of Tintin")
 2010 Sur les traces de Tintin (TV Series documentary) (based on work by - 1 episode)
- Le temple du soleil (2010) ... (based on work by)
 1998 Tintin, Black Path (characters)
  The Adventures of Tintin (TV Series) (graphic novel "On a marché sur la lune" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Objectif lune" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Les bijoux de la Castafiore" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Le temple du soleil" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Les sept boules de cristal" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Coke en Stock" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Vol 714 pour Sydney" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Tintin au pays de l'or noir" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Tintin et les Picaros" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Tintin au Tibet" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "Le sceptre d'Ottokar" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "L'Oreille cassée" - 2 episodes, 1992) (graphic novel "L'affaire Tournesol" - 2 episodes, 1991) (graphic novel "L'ile noire" - 2 episodes, 1991) (graphic novel "Le lotus bleu" - 2 episodes, 1991) (graphic novel "Les cigares du Pharaon" - 2 episodes, 1991) (graphic novel "Le secret de la Licorne" - 2 episodes, 1991) (graphic novel "Le crabe aux pinces d'or" - 2 episodes, 1991) (graphic novel "Tintin en Amérique" - 1 episode, 1992) (graphic novel "L'étoile Mysterieuse" - 1 episode, 1992) (graphic novel "Le trésor de Rackham le Rouge" - 1 episode, 1991)
- Tintin in America (1992) ... (graphic novel "Tintin en Amérique")
- Explorers on the Moon: Part 2 (1992) ... (graphic novel "On a marché sur la lune")
- Explorers on the Moon: Part 1 (1992) ... (graphic novel "On a marché sur la lune")
- Destination Moon: Part 2 (1992) ... (graphic novel "Objectif lune")
- Destination Moon: Part 1 (1992) ... (graphic novel "Objectif lune")
 1987 Quick & Flupke (TV Series short) (characters - scenario)
 1972 Tintin and the Lake of Sharks (characters)
 1969 Tintin and the Temple of the Sun (adaptation) / (graphic novels "Les sept boules de cristal" and "Le temple du soleil")
 1964 Tintin et les oranges bleues (characters)
  Les aventures de Tintin (TV Series) (comics - 5 episodes, 1959) (graphic novel "L'affaire Tournesol"/"De Zaak Zonnebloem" - 1 episode, 1964) (graphic novel "Le Trésor de Rackham le Rouge" - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Calculus Affair (1964) ... (graphic novel "L'affaire Tournesol"/"De Zaak Zonnebloem")
- Objectif lune 2 (1959) ... (comics)
- Objectif lune 1 (1959) ... (comics)
- Le trésor de Rackam le Rouge (1959) ... (graphic novel "Le Trésor de Rackham le Rouge")
- The Crab with the Golden Claws (1959) ... (comics)
 1947 The Crab with the Golden Claws (graphic novel)
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 1957 Les aventures de Tintin (TV Series) (graphic design)
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 1976 I, Tintin (Documentary)
Himself
 1972 Samedi soir (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 9 December 1972 (1972) ... Himself
 1960 Cinq colonnes à la une (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 15 January 1960 (1960) ... Himself
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 2010 Sur les traces de Tintin (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
- Le crabe aux pinces d'or (2010) ... Himself - Interviewee
 2003 Tintin and I (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Animated cameo close to the 22-minute mark as a man at a bar on the SS Washington in "The Broken Ear Part 2". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 59 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Trivia:

His inspiration for his famous cartoon character "Tintin" came from the adventures in 1928 of a young 15 year old Danish boy, later actor, Palle Huld who won a contest in the newspaper "Politiken". The prize was an around the world trip in the occasion of the centennial of author Jules Verne. Palle Huld wrote a book about his marvelous trip; "Around the World in 44 Days with Palle" which became ... See more »

Trademark:

[Ligne claire] Known for creating characters drawn in Ligne claire style See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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