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Terry Pratchett (1948–2015)


Terry Pratchett was born on April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England as Terence David John Pratchett. He was a writer and actor, known for Mort, Good Omens (2019) and The Wee Free Men. He was married to Lyn Marian Purves. He died on March 12, 2015 in Broadchalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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 2020 The Watch (TV Series) (novels - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... (novels)
 2019 Good Omens (TV Mini-Series) (based on the book by - 6 episodes)
- The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- The Doomsday Option (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- Hard Times (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- The Book (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- Saturday Morning Funtime (2019) ... (based on the book by)
 2019 Troll Bridge (Short) (original story)
 2013 Poslední odmena (Short) (short story)
 2010 Going Postal (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (novel)
 2010 The Richard Dimbleby Lecture (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Shaking Hands with Death (2010) ... (as Sir Terry Pratchett)
 2010 Nation (book)
 2009 Maskerade (TV Movie)
  The Color of Magic (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Light Fantastic" - 1 episode, 2008) (novel "The Colour of Magic" - 1 episode, 2008)
- Part 2: The Light Fantastic (2008) ... (novel "The Light Fantastic")
- Part 1: The Colour of Magic (2008) ... (novel "The Colour of Magic")
 2007 Wyrd Sisters (TV Movie)
 2006 Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (TV Movie) (novel)
 2006 Johnny and the Bomb (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Déjà Voodoo (2006) ... (novel)
- The Butterfly Effect (2006) ... (novel)
- Mrs Tachyon and the Bags of Time (2006) ... (novel)
 1997 Wyrd Sisters (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1997)
- Episode #1.4 (1997)
- Episode #1.3 (1997)
- Episode #1.5 (1997)
- Episode #1.1 (1997)
 1997 Soul Music (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... (novel)
 1996 Welcome to the Discworld (Short)
 1995 Discworld (Video Game) (creator)
  Johnny and the Dead (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 1995) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1995)
- Part 4 (1995) ... (novel)
- Part 3 (1995) ... (screenplay)
- Part 2 (1995) ... (novel)
- Part 1 (1995) ... (screenplay)
 1992 Truckers (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes)
- So Near and Yet So Far (1992) ... (novel)
- The Great Escape (1992) ... (novel)
- Angalo's Return (1992) ... (novel)
- Searching the Store (1992) ... (novel)
- The Hostage Situation (1992) ... (novel)
 1986 The Colour of Magic (Video Game) (novel)
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Other Works:

Stephen Briggs and his play, "The Monstrous Regiment", was performed at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Robert Spencer and Jill Nott-Bower in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Discworld | University_news

Alternate Names:

Terry Pratchet | Sir Terry Pratchett | Terry

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

As a fantasy writer I create fresh gods and philosophies almost with every new book ... But since contracting Alzheimer's disease I have spent my long winter walks trying to work out what it is that I really, if anything, believe. See more »

Trivia:

Before he died he requested that the computer hard drives containing his unfinished books be crushed by a steamroller. This was accomplished at the Great Dorset Steam Fair in August 2017, more than two years after his death. 10 unfinished books were thought to be stored on the hard drives. See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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