Dr. Seuss (1904–1991)


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Acclaimed writer, Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, March 2nd, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines. Dr. Seuss's first children's book, ... See full bio »

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The Grinch Writer
(2018)
The Lorax Writer
(2012)

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  Green Eggs and Ham (TV Series) (based on the book by - 12 episodes, 2019) (based on the books by - 1 episode, 2022) (based on the novel by - 1 episode, 2019)
- The Mom Identity (2022) ... (based on the books by)
- Mouse (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- Goat (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- Anywhere (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- Box (2019) ... (based on the book by)
 2021 Mashup at the Movies (characters)
 2020 Dr. Seuss' the Grinch Musical (TV Movie) (based on the book: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas")
 2020 Crazy Concertos (TV Mini Series) (based upon the story by - 1 episode)
- Dr. Seuss' the Zax (2020) ... (based upon the story by)
 2020 Dr. Seuss' the Zax (Short) (based upon the story by)
 2020 Gotham Reads (TV Series) (book - 2 episodes)
 2020 Storytime (TV Series) (author - 1 episode)
- Lacey Caroline reads THE SNEETCHES (2020) ... (author)
 2019 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Short) (book)
 2018 Diminishing Returns (Podcast Series) (writer of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" - 1 episode)
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (2018) ... (writer of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas")
 2018 The Grinch (based on the book "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" by)
 2016 Wacky Wednesday (Video short) (inspired by the book: "Wacky Wednesday")
 2016 Fuck Green Eggs and Ham (Short) (writer)
 2016 Grinch Hunters (Short) (based on the book)
 2012 Forces of Nature (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Serenade (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Wagon Ho! (Video short)
 2012 The Lorax (based on the book by)
 2010 The Cat in the Hat (Short)
 2010 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- How the Nerd Stole Christmas (2010) ... (original story - as Dr. Seuss)
 2008 Red Beans & Jam (Short) (adaptation)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (based upon the book by)
 2005 Gerald McBoing Boing (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (characters)
 2003 The Cat in the Hat (book)
 2000 Great Performances (TV Series) (stories - 1 episode)
 2000 The Grinch (Video Game) (book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!")
 1996-1998 The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series) (based on the works of - 4 episodes)
- Lester Leaps In (1998) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
- The Feed You Need (1997) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
- The Cat in the Hat Takes a Nap (1997) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
- The Gink (1996) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
 1997 Living Books: The Cat in the Hat (Video Game) (story by)
 1995 Living Books: Dr. Seuss' ABC (Video Game) (story)
 1995 Daisy-Head Mayzie (TV Short) (written by - as Theodor Geisel)
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie) (characters)
 1992 If I Ran the Zoo (Video short) (book)
 1992 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Video short) (book)
 1992 Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (Video short) (book)
 1992 Horton Hatches the Egg (Video short) (book)
 1991 Dr. Seuss: I Am Not Going to Get Up Today! (Video short) (book)
 1989 Dr. Seuss' ABC (Video short) (book)
 1989 The Butter Battle Book (TV Short) (book) / (written for television by)
 1986 Welcome (Short) (book "Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose")
 1984 Kot v kolpake (Short)
 1982 The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (TV Short) (teleplay - as Ted Geisel) / (written by)
 1980 Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1977 It's Grinch Night (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1975 The Hoober-Bloob Highway (TV Short) (teleplay by)
 1973 Dr. Seuss on the Loose (TV Short) (screenplay) / (stories: "The Sneetches", "The Zax" and "Green Eggs and Ham" - uncredited)
 1972 The Lorax (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1971 The Cat in the Hat (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1970 Horton Hears a Who! (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1966 I Am Waiting for the Baby Chick (Short) (book)
 1966 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV Movie) (book)
 1957 The Big Fun Carnival (story - archive footage)
 1956 The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
 1956 Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1954 How Now Boing Boing (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1953 Gerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1953 The 5, 000 Fingers of Dr. T. (screenplay) / (story and conception)
 1950 Gerald McBoing-Boing (Short) (story)
 1950 The Costume Designer (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1947 Design for Death (Documentary) (as Theodor S. Geisel)
 1947 Our American Heritage (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1945 Our Job in Japan (Documentary short)
 1945 Your Job in Germany (Documentary short)
 1945 No Buddy Atoll (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Operation Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Hot Spot (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 It's Murder She Says... (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 A Few Quick Facts: Fear (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 In the Aleutians (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Few Quick Facts (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Target Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Pay Day (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Three Brothers (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Outpost (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Censored (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 The Chow Hound (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Gas (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Going Home (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Lecture on Camouflage (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Snafuperman (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Booby Traps (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Rumors (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Home Front (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Goldbrick (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Infantry Blues (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Spies (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Gripes (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Coming!! Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Short) (writer)
 1942 Horton Hatches the Egg (Short) (book)
 1931 'Neath the Bababa Tree (Short) (story)
 1931 Put on the Spout (Short) (story)
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Other Works:

(1998 Winter) The musical, "How The Grinch Stole Christmas!," was performed in a holiday production at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. Jack O'Brien was artistic director and director. Timothy Mason wrote the book and lyrics. Mel Marvin was composer. Craig Noel was company director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 8 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Dr. Theodor S. Geisel | Ted Geisel | Theodor S. Geisel | Theodor Seuss Geisel | Theodor Geisel | Theo LeSieg

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Audrey Geisel  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. See more »

Trivia:

Was a recluse, spending much of his time alone in his studio. See more »

Trademark:

Many of his books feature anthropomorphic animals. See more »

Nickname:

The Kaiser

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