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Terry Pratchett


Terry Pratchett was born on April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England as Terence David John Pratchett. He is a writer and actor, known for Hogfather (2006), Going Postal (2010) and The Color of Magic (2008). He has been married to Lyn Purves since 1968. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2015 Truckers (books) (announced)
 2014 Troll Bridge (Short) (original story)
 2013 Poslední odmena (Short) (short story)
 2010 Going Postal (TV Movie) (novel)
 2010 The Richard Dimbleby Lecture (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Shaking Hands with Death (2010) ... (as Sir Terry Pratchett)
 2010 Nation (book)
 2010 National Theatre Live (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Nation (2010) ... (novel)
 2008 The Color of Magic (TV Movie) (novels "The Colour of Magic" & "The Light Fantastic")
 2006 Hogfather (TV Movie) (novel)
 2006 Johnny and the Bomb (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1999 Discworld Noir (Video Game) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1997 Wyrd Sisters (TV Mini-Series)
 1997 Soul Music (TV Series) (novel)
 1996 Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! (Video Game) (novels) / (screenplay)
 1996 Welcome to the Discworld (Short)
 1995 Discworld (Video Game) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1995 Johnny and the Dead (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1992 Truckers (TV Series) (novel)
 1986 The Colour of Magic (Video Game) (novel)
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Other Works:

Author of "The Carpet People" (1971). Substantially re-written by the author in the revised edition (1992), in which Pratchett writes "This book had two authors, and they were both the same person." See more »

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3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Terry Pratchett

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

"Twinkle twinkle little star...." What power! What wondrous power! You can take a billion trillion tons of flaming matter, a furnace of unimaginable strength, and turn it into a little song for children! You build little worlds, little stories, little shells around your minds, and that keeps infinity at bay and allows you to wake up in the morning without screaming! See more »

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He is paying for the Alzheimer's drug Aricept because the NHS says he is too young to get it for free. See more »

Trademark:

Black fedora hat

Star Sign:

Taurus

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