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Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman was born on October 19, 1946 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. He is a writer, 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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The Golden Compass
The Butterfly Tattoo
I Was a Rat
I Was a Rat Writer


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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 Mini-Series) (novel)
 1988 How to Be Cool (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Vortex (1988)
- The Rule of Cool (1988)
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Other Works:

Spring-Heeled Jack (1989) See more »

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5 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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We need joy, we need a sense of meaning and purpose in our lives, we need a connection with the universe, we need all the things the Kingdom of Heaven used to promise us but failed to deliver. See more »


With a beautiful letter, he convinced Nicole Kidman to take the role as Marisa Coulter in The Golden Compass (2007). See more »

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