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Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)


Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, the son of John Lockwood Kipling, a museum director and author and illustrator. This was at the height of the "British Raj", so he was brought up by Indian nurses ("ayahs"), who taught him something of the beliefs and tongues of India. He was sent "home" to England at the age of six to live ... See full bio »

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(age 70) in London, England, UK

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 2020 Jungle Book 2 (additional writings) (announced)
  If (poem by) (pre-production)
 2019 A Poem (Short) (adaptation)
 2018 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (based on the stories of)
 2018 Memoirs of a Sikh Soldier (adaptation)
 2017 Television Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Ksiega dzungli (2017) ... (story)
 2016 The Encounter: Jungle Book Remake (Short) (book)
 2016 The Jungle Book (based on the books by)
 2015 Man Without a Saddle (Video short) (short story)
 2015 The King Crab (Documentary short) (writer: extract from "The Crab that Played with the Sea" - uncredited)
 2014 The Jungle Book (novel)
 2012 Mark of the Beast (story)
 2010 Kipling's Poem (Video short)
 2010 Scape (novel)
 2010 The Unforgiving Minute (Short) (poem)
 2005 Viidakkokirja (Video) (novel)
 2003 The Jungle Book 2 (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 2000 Christmas Glory 2000 (TV Special documentary) (poem "Eddi's Service")
 1998 Deadly Tales (Video) (story "The Mark of the Beast" - segment "Bestiality")
 1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (Video) (book)
 1998 Mowgli: The New Adventures of the Jungle Book (TV Series) (Mowgli stories - 1 episode)
- Mowgli of the Seoni: Part 1 (1998) ... (Mowgli stories)
 1997 Jungelboka (Video) (book)
 1996 Captains Courageous (TV Movie) (novel)
 1995 The Jungle Book: The New Adventures of Mowgli (Video Game) (based on character by)
 1995 The Jungle Book (Video) (adapted from the classic tale by)
 1995 The Jungle Book (Video Game) (based on book by)
 1994 The Jungle Book (characters from novel "The Jungle Book")
 1993 Children of the Mist (TV Movie) (short story)
 1992 Jungleboek (TV Series) (novel)
 1992 The Jungle Book (Video short) (by)
 1991 Just So Stories (TV Series) (based on stories by)
 1990 The Jungle Book (Video) (characters) / (novel)
 1989 Rabbit Ears: How the Leopard Got His Spots (Video short) (story)
 1989 Maggie (verses)
 1989 The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli (TV Series) (novel)
 1988 The Cat Who Walked by Herself (short story)
 1987 Elephant's Child (TV Movie)
 1985 How the Elephant Got His Trunk (Short) (story)
 1984 Kak bylo napisano pervoe pismo (TV Short) (story)
 1984 Kim (TV Movie) (novel)
 1982 Stalky & Co. (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- The Last Term (1982) ... (novel)
- A Little Prep (1982) ... (novel)
- The Moral Reformers (1982) ... (novel)
- Slaves of the Lamp (1982) ... (novel)
- In Ambush (1982) ... (novel)
 1981 A Hedgehog Plus a Turtle (Short) (novel)
 1979 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (books)
 1979 Just So Stories (TV Series) (stories)
 1977 Captains Courageous (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 Das kommt davon (TV Series)
 1976 Mowgli's Brothers (TV Short) (story)
 1975 The Man Who Would Be King (based on the story by)
 1975 The White Seal (TV Short) (story)
 1975 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV Short) (story)
 1974 Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Movie) (short story)
 1974 Childhood (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Baa Baa Blacksheep (1974) ... (short story)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 10 episodes, 1968 - 1974) (story - 7 episodes, 1966 - 1971) (author - 5 episodes, 1973)
- The Jungle Book: Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1974) ... (book)
 1973 The Adventures of Mowgli (novel "The Jungle Book")
 1972 Elephant Boy (TV Series) (based on the ideas of)
 1971 Mowgli. Return to the People (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1970 How the Elephant Got His Trunk (Short) (story)
 1970 How the First Letter Was Written (Short) (story)
 1970 How the Whale Got His Throat (Short) (story)
 1970 Mowgli. The Battle (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1969 Mowgli. The Last Hunt of Akela (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1968 Mowgli. Kidnapping (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1968 The Cat That Walked by Himself (Short) (story)
 1967 A Little Elephant (Short) (books - as R. Kipling)
 1967 Mowgli. Raksha (Short) (stories - as R. Kipling)
 1967 The Jungle Book (inspired by the Mowgli stories)
  Merry-Go-Round (TV Series documentary) (story "The Beginning of the Armadillos" - 1 episode, 1965) (story "The Elephant's Child" - 1 episode, 1965) (story "How the Camel Got His Hump" - 1 episode, 1965) (story "How the Whale Got His Throat" - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Dusk in the Forest/The Beginning of the Armadillos (1965) ... (story "The Beginning of the Armadillos")
- Noon in the Forest/The Elephant's Child (1965) ... (story "The Elephant's Child")
- Dawn in the Forest/Two Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (1965) ... (story "How the Camel Got His Hump") / (story "How the Whale Got His Throat")
- Port Holiday: Part 5 (1964) ... (writer: A Smuggler's Song)
 1965 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (Short) (story)
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series) (story - 25 episodes)
- The Man Who Was (1964) ... (story)
- A Wayside Comedy (1964) ... (story)
- A Second-Rate Woman (1964) ... (story)
- The Bronckhurst Divorce Case (1964) ... (story)
- Without Benefit of Clergy (1964) ... (story)
 1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Mr. Magoo's Gunga Din (1964) ... (poem)
 1963 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Até Que a Luz Volte (1963) ... (novel)
 1962 Sergeants 3 (poem "Gunga Din" - uncredited)
 1961 The Light That Failed (TV Movie) (story)
 1960 The Eye of Allah (TV Movie)
  Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1960) (novel "Kim" - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Black Sheep (1960) ... (novel)
- Kim (1960) ... (novel "Kim")
 1955 Kim (TV Series) (novel)
  Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1953) (story "The Light That Failed" - 1 episode, 1949)
- The Gathering Night (1953) ... (story)
- The Light That Failed (1949) ... (story "The Light That Failed")
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Phantom Rickshaw (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Rendez-vous au zoo (Short) (novels)
 1951 Puck of Pook's Hill (TV Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Winged Hats (1951) ... (novel)
- On the Great Wall (1951) ... (novel)
- A Centurion of the Thirtieth (1951) ... (novel)
- Old Men at Pevensey (1951) ... (novel)
- Young Men at the Manor (1951) ... (novel)
 1951 Soldiers Three (novel)
 1950 Kim (novel)
 1950 Suspense (TV Series) (story "The Man Who Would Be King" - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Would Be King (1950) ... (story "The Man Who Would Be King")
 1942 The Jungle Book (novel - uncredited)
 1941 Words for Battle (Documentary short) (poem - uncredited)
 1939 The Light That Failed (based on the novel by)
 1939 Gunga Din (poem "Gunga Din")
 1937 Wee Willie Winkie (based upon the story by)
 1937 Captains Courageous (novel)
 1937 Elephant Boy (story "Toomai of the Elephants")
 1936 Brave Sailor (Short) (story)
 1923 The Light That Failed (story)
 1922 A Fool There Was (poem "The Vampire")
 1922 The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House (Short) (poem "The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding-House")
 1921 Without Benefit of Clergy (screenplay) / (story)
 1918 The Naulahka (poem "Naulahka: A Story of West and East")
 1916 The Light That Failed (novel)
 1916/I La bestia umana (book)
 1915 The City of Terrible Night (Short) (story)
 1915 La luce che si spegne (novel)
 1915 A Fool There Was (poem "The Vampire" - uncredited)
 1913 A Maid of Mandalay (Short) (poem)
 1913 The Fool (poem "A Fool There Was")
 1913 Vampire of the Desert (Short) (poem "The Vampire")
 1911 Gunga Din (Short) (poem)
 1910 The Vampire (Short) (poem)
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(11/5/1994-11/12/1994) Stage: Wrote "Just So Stories," performed in an Apprentice/Intern Company production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY, with the 1994-1995 Acting Apprentice Company in the cast. Jennifer Hubbard and Vladimir Prahcharov were directors. See more »

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16 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

R. Kipling
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Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. See more »

Trivia:

Kipling's views were on the right and he admired Benito Mussolini during the 1920s. However in 1935 he called Mussolini a deranged and dangerous egomaniac. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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