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Ted Hughes (I) (1930–1998)

Ted Hughes was born on August 17, 1930 in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England as Edward James Hughes. He was a writer and actor, known for The Iron Giant (1999), Crow (2014) and The Rain Horse (2008). He was married to Carol Orchard and Sylvia Plath. He died on October 28, 1998 in Devon, England. See full bio »

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(age 68) in Devon, England, UK

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Known For

The Iron Giant
(1999)
Crow
Crow Writer
(2014)
The Rain Horse
(2008)
Beauty and the Beast
(1982)

Filmography

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 2014/I Crow (Short) (writer)
 2010 The Colossus (Short) (writer)
 2008 The Rain Horse (Short) (story)
 1999 The Iron Giant (based on the book "The Iron Man" by)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 1972 - 1994) (short stories - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales (1995) ... (short stories)
- The Iron Woman (1994) ... (novel)
- The Iron Man (1972) ... (novel)
 1982 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1972 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Coming of the Kings (1972) ... (writer)
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 2014/I Crow (Short) (voice)
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 1999 The Iron Giant (consultant)
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 1999 The Iron Giant (in memory of)
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 1994 Seven Crows a Secret (Documentary short)
Hughes, Ted
 1979 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jessye Norman (1979) ... Himself
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 2015 Ted Hughes: Stronger Than Death (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Sylvia Plath (2004) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Alcestis," was performed in a Northern Broadsides production at the Soho Theatre in London, England with Joanne Thirsk, Barrie Rutter, Andrew Cryer, David Hounslow, and Frank Moorey in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Trivia:

He wrote a book shortly after Sylvia Plath's suicide, to comfort his children, called "The Iron Man", which was later turned into an animated Warner Brother's film, The Iron Giant (1999). See more »

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