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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 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, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Hogfather
Hogfather Writer
(2006)
Going Postal
Going Postal Writer
(2010)
The Color of Magic
(2008)
Discworld
Discworld Writer
(1995)

Filmography

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 2022 Truckers (books) (announced)
  Troll Bridge (Short) (original story) (post-production)
 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 Colour of Magic" - 1 episode) (novel "The Light Fantastic" - 1 episode)
- Part 1: The Colour of Magic ... (novel "The Colour of Magic")
- Part 2: The Light Fantastic ... (novel "The Light Fantastic")
 2007 Wyrd Sisters (TV Movie)
 2006 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 Wyrd Sisters (TV Mini-Series)
 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)
 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)
 1986 The Colour of Magic (Video Game) (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of the "Discworld" books, a series humorous fantasy novels: 1. The Colour of Magic (1983) 2. The Light Fantastic (1986) 3. Equal Rites (1987) 4. Mort (1987) 5. Sourcery (1988) 6. Wyrd Sisters (1988) 7. Pyramids (1989) 8. Guards! Guards! (1989) 9. Eric (1990) 10. Moving Pictures (1990) 11. Reaper Man (1991) 12. Witches ... 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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Personal Quote:

In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1998 Queen's Honours List for his services to literature. See more »

Trademark:

Black fedora hat

Star Sign:

Taurus

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