No photo available. Represent Ted Hughes? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 2,326 this week

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 »


(age 68) in Devon, England, UK

IMDb Picks: October

Of course the return of "The Walking Dead" is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 5188 people
created 9 months ago
a list of 5869 people
created 9 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ted Hughes's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Iron Giant
Crow Writer
The Rain Horse
Beauty and the Beast


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (7 credits)
 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)
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 2014/I Crow (Short) (voice)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 1999 The Iron Giant (consultant)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 1999 The Iron Giant (in memory of)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 1994 Seven Crows a Secret (Documentary short)
Hughes, Ted
 1979 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
- Jessye Norman (1979) ... Himself
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
 2015 Ted Hughes: Stronger Than Death (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Sylvia Plath (2004) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book of poetry: "Birthday Letters" - (a book of poems about his relationship with his wife, Sylvia Plath). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


6' 6" (1.98 m)

Did You Know?


Is portrayed by Daniel Craig in Sylvia (2003) See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Ted Hughes on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page