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Michael Morpurgo was born on October 5, 1943 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo. He is a writer and producer, known for War Horse (2011), When the Whales Came (1989) and My Friend Walter (1992). He is married to Claire Morpurgo MBE. They have three children. See full bio »
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Known For

War Horse
War Horse Writer
When the Whales Came
My Friend Walter
Private Peaceful


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 2014 War Horse (TV Movie) (novel)
 2012 Private Peaceful (novel)
 2011 War Horse (novel)
 1992 My Friend Walter (TV Movie) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1989 When the Whales Came (novel "Why the Whales Came") / (screenplay)
 1982 Friend or Foe (novel)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 2014 On Angel Wings (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Private Peaceful (executive producer)
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 2011 War Horse
Auction guest (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (11 credits)
 2014 Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series)
- Michael Morpurgo (2014) ... Himself
 2014 Newsnight (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 April 2014 (2014) ... Himself
 2013 Songs of Praise (TV Series)
- Great Storytellers (2013) ... Himself
 2012 Michael Parkinson: Masterclass (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Michael Morpurgo (2012) ... Himself - Guest
 2012 The Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #8.90 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 How to Write (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Author
 2009-2012 The One Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Episode #7.1 (2012) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 6 March 2009 (2009) ... Himself
 2007-2011 Breakfast (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Author
- Episode dated 15 April 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Author
- Episode dated 10 September 2008 (2008) ... Himself
- Episode dated 30 August 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2011 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 April 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2011 The Richard Dimbleby Lecture (TV Series documentary)
- Set Our Children Free (2011) ... Himself
 2008 Visionaries (TV Series)
- Mozart vs Beethoven (2008) ... Himself

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(June 13 to July 22, 2012) His novel was adapted into the play, 'War Horse," in a National Theatre of Great Britain production in a West Coast Premiere presented in association with Handspring Puppet Company at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Nick Stafford was adapter. Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris were ... See more »

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Anthony Horowitz is the lion of children's literature.


He was Children's Laureate Author from 2003 to 2005. See more »

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