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Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, the son of John Lockwood Kipling, a museum director and author and illustrator. This was at the height of the "British Raj", so he was brought up by Indian nurses ("ayahs"), who taught him something of the beliefs and tongues of India. He was sent "home" to England at the age of six to live ... See full bio »

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(age 70) in London, England, UK

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 2016 Rudyard Kipling's If (Documentary) (poem by) (pre-production)
 2016 Jungle Book: Origins (based on the novel by) (pre-production)
 2010 Kipling's Poem (Video short)
 2010 Scape (novel)
 2010 The Unforgiving Minute (Short) (poem)
 2005 Viidakkokirja (Video) (novel)
 2003 The Jungle Book 2 (novel "The Jungle Book" - uncredited)
 2000 Christmas Glory 2000 (TV Special documentary) (poem "Eddi's Service")
 1998 Dead Time Tales (Video) (story "The Mark of the Beast" - segment "Bestiality")
 1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (Video) (book)
 1998 Mowgli: The New Adventures of the Jungle Book (TV Series) (Mowgli stories - 1 episode)
- Mowgli of the Seoni: Part 1 (1998) ... (Mowgli stories)
 1996 Captains Courageous (TV Movie) (novel)
 1995 Jungle Book (Video) (book)
 1994 The Jungle Book (characters from novel "The Jungle Book")
 1993 Children of the Mist (TV Movie) (short story)
 1992 Jungleboek (TV Series) (novel)
 1989 Maggie (verses)
 1989 The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli (TV Series) (novel)
 1989 Rabbit Ears: How the Leopard Got His Spots (Video short) (story)
 1988 The Cat Who Walked by Herself (short story)
 1986 Elephant's Child (TV Movie)
 1984 Kim (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 Kak bylo napisano pervoe pismo (TV Short) (story)
 1982 Stalky & Co. (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- The Last Term (1982) ... (novel)
- A Little Prep (1982) ... (novel)
- The Moral Reformers (1982) ... (novel)
- Slaves of the Lamp (1982) ... (novel)
- In Ambush (1982) ... (novel)
 1981 Yozhik + Cherepakha (novel)
 1979 Just So Stories (TV Series) (stories)
 1977 Captains Courageous (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 Mowgli's Brothers (TV Short) (story)
 1975 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (books)
 1975 The Man Who Would Be King (based on the story by)
 1975 The White Seal (TV Short) (story)
 1975 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV Short) (story)
 1974 Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Movie) (short story)
 1974 Childhood (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Baa Baa Blacksheep (1974) ... (short story)
 1973 Elephant Boy (TV Series) (based on the ideas of)
 1973 Adventures of Mowgli (novel "The Jungle Book")
  Jackanory (TV Series) (story - 7 episodes, 1966 - 1971) (book - 5 episodes, 1968)
- The Beginning of the Armadillos (1971) ... (story)
 1971 Maugli. Vozvrashchenie k lyudyam (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1970 How the Elephant Got His Trunk (Short) (story)
 1970 How the First Letter Was Written (Short) (story)
 1970 How the Whale Got His Throat (Short) (story)
 1970 Maugli. Bitva (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1969 Maugli. Poslednyaya okhota Akely (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1968 Maugli. Pokhishchenie (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1967 Slonyonok (Short) (books - as R. Kipling)
 1967 The Jungle Book (inspired by the Mowgli stories)
 1967 Maugli. Raksha (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series) (story - 25 episodes)
- The Man Who Was (1964) ... (story)
- A Wayside Comedy (1964) ... (story)
- A Second-Rate Woman (1964) ... (story)
- The Bronckhurst Divorce Case (1964) ... (story)
- Without Benefit of Clergy (1964) ... (story)
 1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Mr. Magoo's Gunga Din (1964) ... (poem)
 1963 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Até Que a Luz Volte (1963) ... (novel)
 1962 Sergeants 3 (poem "Gunga Din" - uncredited)
 1961 The Light That Failed (TV Movie) (story)
  Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1960) (novel "Kim" - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Black Sheep (1960) ... (novel)
- Kim (1960) ... (novel "Kim")
 1955 Kim (TV Series) (novel)
  Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1953) (story "The Light That Failed" - 1 episode, 1949)
- The Gathering Night (1953) ... (story)
- The Light That Failed (1949) ... (story "The Light That Failed")
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Phantom Rickshaw (1953) ... (story)
 1951 Puck of Pook's Hill (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Winged Hats (1951) ... (novel)
- On the Great Wall (1951) ... (novel)
- A Centurion of the Thirtieth (1951) ... (novel)
- Old Men at Pevensey (1951) ... (novel)
- Young Men at the Manor (1951) ... (novel)
 1951 Soldiers Three (novel)
 1950 Kim (novel "Kim" - uncredited)
 1950 Suspense (TV Series) (story "The Man Who Would Be King" - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Would Be King (1950) ... (story "The Man Who Would Be King")
 1942 Jungle Book (novel - uncredited)
 1939 The Light That Failed (based on the novel by)
 1939 Gunga Din (poem "Gunga Din")
 1937 Wee Willie Winkie (based upon the story by)
 1937 Captains Courageous (novel)
 1937 Elephant Boy (story "Toomai of the Elephants")
 1923 The Light That Failed (story)
 1922 A Fool There Was (poem "The Vampire")
 1922 The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House (Short) (poem "The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding-House")
 1921 Without Benefit of Clergy (screenplay) / (story)
 1918 The Naulahka (poem "Naulahka: A Story of West and East")
 1916 The Light That Failed (novel)
 1916/I La bestia umana (book)
 1915 The City of Terrible Night (Short) (story)
 1915 A Fool There Was (poem "The Vampire" - uncredited)
 1915 La luce che si spegne (novel)
 1913 A Maid of Mandalay (Short) (poem)
 1913 Vampire of the Desert (Short) (poem "The Vampire")
 1913 The Fool (poem "A Fool There Was")
 1911 Gunga Din (Short) (poem)
 1910 The Vampire (Short) (poem)
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