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Peyo (I) (1928–1992)

Peyo was born on June 25, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium as Pierre Culliford. He was a writer and director, known for The Smurfs (2011), The Smurfs 2 (2013) and The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976). He died on December 24, 1992 in Brussels. See full bio »


(age 64) in Brussels, Belgium

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 2017 Untitled Smurfs Movie (characters and works) (pre-production)
 2014 Benoît Brisefer: Les taxis rouges (comic & story)
 2013 The Smurfs 2 (characters and works)
 2011 The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol (Short) (characters and works of)
 2011 The Smurfs (characters)
 2001 Smurf Racer (Video Game) (characters)
  The Smurfs (TV Series) (40 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (stories supervised and based on concepts by - 120 episodes, 1981 - 1984) (stories supervised and based upon concepts by - 96 episodes, 1985 - 1987) (story - 7 episodes, 1983 - 1985) (based on a concept by - 3 episodes, 1981) (written by - 2 episodes, 1986)
- The Golden Rhino/Hearts 'N' Smurfs (1989) ... (creator)
 1988 Les p'tits schtroumpfs (characters)
 1987 'Tis the Season to Be Smurfy (TV Movie) (story supervised and based upon a concept by)
 1984 Here Are the Smurfs (TV Movie) (characters)
 1984 The Baby Smurf (TV Movie) (characters)
 1983 The Smurfic Games (TV Movie) (story)
 1982 The Smurfs Christmas Special (TV Movie) (story)
 1982 The Smurfs Springtime Special (TV Short) (story)
 1982 My Smurfy Valentine (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (adaptation) / (characters) / (comic book)
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Pierre Culliford got the pseudonym Peyo from his British cousin who had a difficult time pronouncing his given name, Pierre. See more »

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