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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 (based on "The Adventures of Tintin" by)
 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 chez les négros (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 et le lac aux requins (characters)
 1969 Tintin et le temple du soleil (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)
- L'affaire Tournesol (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")
- Le crabe aux pinces d'or (1959) ... (comics)
 1947 The Crab with the Golden Claws (graphic novel)
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Other Works:

Animated cameo a little over six minutes in as a man in a hat with a pad of paper in The Adventures of Tintin: Tintin and the Picaros: Part 1 (1992). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 61 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

The idea for the character of Tintin and the sort of adventures that would befall him came to me, I believe, in five minutes, the moment I first made a sketch of the figure of this hero: that is to say, he had not haunted my youth nor even my dreams. Although it's possible that as a child I imagined myself in the role of a sort of Tintin. See more »

Trivia:

Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein citing him as a strong influence on their work. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Gemini

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