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Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman was born on October 19, 1946 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. He is a writer and actor, known for The Golden Compass (2007), The Butterfly Tattoo (2009) and I Was a Rat (2001). He has been married to Judith Speller since April 15, 1970. See full bio »
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 2009 The Butterfly Tattoo (novel)
 2007 The Golden Compass (novel "Northern Lights")
 2007 The Shadow in the North (TV Movie) (novel)
 2006 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Ruby in the Smoke (2006) ... (novel)
 2006 The Ruby in the Smoke (TV Movie) (novel)
 2001 I Was a Rat (TV Series) (novel)
 1988 How to Be Cool (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Vortex (1988)
- The Rule of Cool (1988)
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 2012 How to Write (TV Movie)
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 2015 Great Canal Journeys (TV Series)
Himself - Author
- Oxford Canal (2015) ... Himself - Author
 2015 The Secret World of Lewis Carroll (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Writer
 2013 Great Welsh Writers (TV Series documentary)
- Philip Pullman (2013) ... Himself
 2010 Breakfast (TV Series)
Himself - Author
- Episode dated 14 April 2010 (2010) ... Himself - Author
 2008 Picture Book (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Now We Are Growing Up (2008) ... Himself
- Now We Are Six (2008) ... Himself
 2007 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary)
- The Golden Compass (2007) ... Himself
 2005 Why Atheism? (Video documentary)
 2004 The Culture Show (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Himself
 2002 Breakfast with Frost (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 January 2002 (2002) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Wonderful Story of Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp (1993) See more »

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5 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[talking about his "His Dark Materials" trilogy] I think what I would say to the people who criticise me for besmirching their religion and telling children that they should all go out and be Satanists is simply this. What qualities in human beings does the story celebrate and what qualities does it condemn? And an honest reading of the story would have to admit that the qualities that the story ... See more »


Film rights to his young adult fantasy novella "Clockwork" were optioned by Universal, for children's television producer Ilene Staple, in 2002. See more »

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