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Daphne Sheldrick

Daphne Sheldrick was born in 1934 in Kenya as Daphne Marjorie Jenkins. She is known for her work on Born to Be Wild (2011), The Price (2015) and Bloody Ivory (1978). She was previously married to David Sheldrick. See full bio »


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Born to Be Wild
Born to Be Wild Herself
The Price
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Bloody Ivory
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My Wild Affair
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 1981 The Flame Trees of Thika (TV Mini-Series) (consultant - 7 episodes)
- The Drums of War (1981) ... (consultant: animals)
- Safari (1981) ... (consultant: animals)
- A Real Sportsman (1981) ... (consultant: animals)
- Friends in High Places (1981) ... (consultant: animals)
- Happy New Year (1981) ... (consultant: animals)
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 2015/I The Price (Documentary)
 2014 Let Elephants Be Elephants (Documentary short)
 2014 My Wild Affair (TV Series documentary)
- The Elephant Who Found a Mom (2014) ... Herself
 2011 Breakfast (TV Series)
Herself - wildlife
- Episode dated 16 June 2011 (2011) ... Herself - wildlife (as Dame Daphne Sheldrick)
 2011 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #6.22 (2011) ... Herself
 2011 Born to Be Wild (Documentary short)
Herself (as Dr. Dame Daphne M. Sheldrick)
 2010 For the Love of Elephants (Documentary)
Herself (The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust)
 2007 Game Over: Conservation in Kenya (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Principal (segment "The Orphanage")
- Death of a General/The Orphanage/Michelle Wie (2006) ... Herself - Principal (segment "The Orphanage")
 1992 Gaia Symphony I (Documentary)
 1989 Wogan (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 October 1989 (1989) ... Herself
- Wogan with Joanna Lumley (1989) ... Herself
 1978 Bloody Ivory (Documentary)
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 2006-2009 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Principal (segment "The Orphanage")
- Vice President Biden/Powered by Coal/The Orphanage (2009) ... Herself - Principal (segment "The Orphanage")
- Schwarzenegger/Screening the TSA/The Orphanage (2008) ... Herself - Principal (segment "The Orphanage") (as Dame Daphne Sheldrick)
- Swimming to Antarctica/Rex/The Orphanage (2006) ... Herself - Principal (segment "The Orphanage")

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Alternate Names:

Dame Daphne Sheldrick | Dr. Dame Daphne M. Sheldrick | Dr. Daphne Sheldrick

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The worst thing we do to humans is give them life imprisonment for some terrible crime. There are lots of animals that can have a quality of life in a zoo situation. But not an elephant.


She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1989 Queen's Honours List and awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2006 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to the conservation of wildlife especially elephants and to the local community in Kenya. See more »

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