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Nick Park was born on December 6, 1958 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Nicholas Wulstan Park. He is a producer and writer, known for The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), The Wrong Trousers (1993) and Chicken Run (2000). See full bio »

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The Wrong Trousers
Chicken Run
Chicken Run Writer
Shaun the Sheep


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 2015 Shaun the Sheep Movie (characters created by)
  Shaun the Sheep (TV Series) (based on characters by - 76 episodes, 2007 - 2014) (original idea - 49 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (based on an original idea by - 3 episodes, 2007) (written by - 1 episode, 2009)
- Fruit and Nuts (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- The Stare (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- Duck! (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- Save the Dump (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- Picture Perfect (2014) ... (based on characters by)
 2012 BBC Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention (TV Series documentary) (created by - 5 episodes, 2010) (creator - 1 episode, 2010)
- From A to B (2010) ... (creator)
- Better Safe Than Sorry (2010) ... (creator)
- Come to Your Senses (2010) ... (creator)
- Home Sweet Home (2010) ... (creator)
- Reach for the Sky (2010) ... (creator)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: The Bogey Man (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: Muzzled! (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: The Last Resort (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: Fright of the Bumblebees (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2008 A Matter of Loaf and Death (Short) (written by)
 2003-2006 Creature Comforts (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes)
- Safari Park (2006) ... (creator)
- Communication (2006) ... (creator)
- Self Image (2006) ... (creator)
- Bed Time (2006) ... (creator)
- Merry Christmas Everybody! (2005) ... (creator)
 2005 The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (based on characters by) / (screenplay)
 2002 Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions (TV Series short) (segments "Showmantron", "Shopper 13")
 2000 Chicken Run (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Chicken Run (original story)
 1996 Wallace & Gromit Fun Pack (Video Game) (based on characters by) / (creator)
 1995 A Close Shave (Short) (written by)
 1994 Wallace & Gromit: The Aardman Collection (Video) (characters)
 1993 The Wrong Trousers (Short) (characters) / (written by)
 1989 Creature Comforts (Short) (uncredited)
 1989 A Grand Day Out (Short) (written by)
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Other Works:

[1990-1993] TV commercials for The Electricity Association featuring families of claymation animals telling of the virtues of cooking electric. See more »

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5 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Nick Park CBE

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Personal Quote:

Plasticine was available when I was a teenager and started doing animation. I wanted to be like Disney, trying to film with plastic cels, but it was all too expensive. I didn't have enough money to buy cels, at least not enough to make more than four-and-half seconds of animation. But Plasticine was around, user-friendly and available to the masses. It was great because all you needed was camera,... See more »


He is a big fan of the Ealing comedies, particularly The Ladykillers (1955) and The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), and the films of Alfred Hitchcock, with particular favourites being Rebecca (1940) and Rear Window (1954). See more »


Knitting is featured, and done properly (with correct movements and stitches) in all W&G and Chicken Run movies. See more »

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