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Terry Pratchett (1948–2015)


Terry Pratchett was born on April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England as Terence David John Pratchett. He was a writer and actor, known for Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (2006), Going Postal (2010) and The Color of Magic (2008). He was married to Lyn Marian Purves. He died on March 12, 2015 in Broadchalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Going Postal
Going Postal Writer
(2010)
The Color of Magic
(2008)
Discworld
Discworld Writer
(1995)

Filmography

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 2018 Good Omens (TV Mini-Series) (novel) (pre-production)
  Troll Bridge (Short) (original story) (post-production)
  Truckers (books) (announced)
 2013 Poslední odmena (Short) (short story)
 2010 Going Postal (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (novel)
 2010 The Richard Dimbleby Lecture (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Shaking Hands with Death (2010) ... (as Sir Terry Pratchett)
 2010 Nation (book)
 2009 Maskerade (TV Movie)
  The Color of Magic (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Light Fantastic" - 1 episode, 2008) (novel "The Colour of Magic" - 1 episode, 2008)
- Part 2: The Light Fantastic (2008) ... (novel "The Light Fantastic")
- Part 1: The Colour of Magic (2008) ... (novel "The Colour of Magic")
 2007 Wyrd Sisters (TV Movie)
 2006 Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (TV Movie) (novel)
 2006 Johnny and the Bomb (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Déjà Voodoo (2006) ... (novel)
- The Butterfly Effect (2006) ... (novel)
- Mrs Tachyon and the Bags of Time (2006) ... (novel)
 1999 Discworld Noir (Video Game) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1997 Soul Music (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... (novel)
 1997 Wyrd Sisters (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1997)
- Episode #1.4 (1997)
- Episode #1.3 (1997)
- Episode #1.5 (1997)
- Episode #1.1 (1997)
 1996 Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! (Video Game) (novels) / (screenplay)
 1996 Welcome to the Discworld (Short)
 1995 Discworld (Video Game) (novel) / (screenplay)
  Johnny and the Dead (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 1995) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1995)
- Part 4 (1995) ... (novel)
- Part 3 (1995) ... (screenplay)
- Part 2 (1995) ... (novel)
- Part 1 (1995) ... (screenplay)
 1992 Truckers (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- So Near and Yet So Far (1992) ... (novel)
- The Great Escape (1992) ... (novel)
- Angalo's Return (1992) ... (novel)
- Searching the Store (1992) ... (novel)
- The Hostage Situation (1992) ... (novel)
 1986 The Colour of Magic (Video Game) (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of "Strata" (1981). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Terry Pratchet | Sir Terry Pratchett

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You can't make people happy by law. If you said to a bunch of average people two hundred years ago "Would you be happy in a world where medical care is widely available, houses are clean, the world's music and sights and foods can be brought into your home at small cost, traveling even 100 miles is easy, childbirth is generally not fatal to mother or child, you don't have to die of dental ... See more »

Trivia:

He attends so many book signings many fans joke that unsigned books are more valuable than signed ones. See more »

Trademark:

Black fedora hat

Star Sign:

Taurus

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