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Russell Hoban (1925–2011)

Russell Hoban's parents were immigrants from Ukraine. His father was the advertising manager of a newspaper, as well as the director of a Philadelphia drama guild. Russell served in the US infantry during World War II. After the war, he taught art in New York and Connecticut. He began publishing children's books in 1958 and produced more than 50 ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 86) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Deadsy
Deadsy Writer
(1990)
Door
Door Writer
(1990)
Turtle Diary
Turtle Diary Writer
(1985)

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 1992 Nonesense and Lullabyes: Poems (Video) (poems)
 1990 The Marzipan Pig (TV Movie) (book)
 1990 Deadsy (Short) (as Russel Hoban)
 1990 Door (Short)
 1985 Turtle Diary (novel)
 1977 The Mouse and His Child (novel)
 1977 Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (TV Movie) (book)
 1973 Leap in the Dark (TV Series) (writer)
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 1990 Deadsy (Short)
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 1990 Door (Short)
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 2006 Masterpieces of the British Museum (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Novelist
- The Assyrian Lion Hunt Reliefs (2006) ... Himself - Novelist

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Other Works:

"What Happened When Jack and Daisy Tried to Fool the Tooth Fairies" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Russel Hoban
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Trivia:

Graduated from Lansdale High School at the age of 16, enrolled at Temple University, then dropped out after five weeks. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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