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Tom Shippey

Tom Shippey was born on September 9, 1943 as Thomas Alan Shippey. See full bio »


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Mastermind Miscellaneous Crew
An Awfully Big Adventure Himself - University of St. Louis
Page to Screen Himself
Tolkien Remembered Himself - Leeds University


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 1980 Mastermind (TV Series) (specialist question setter - 1 episode)
- 1980 Final (1980) ... (specialist question setter - as Prof. T.A. Shippey)
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Hide Hide Show Show Self (10 credits)
 2004 From Book to Script: Forging the Final Chapter (Video documentary short)
 2004 J.R.R. Tolkien: The Legacy of Middle-Earth (Video documentary short)
Himself, author of 'J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century'
 2004 Weta Workshop (Video documentary)
Himself - Author
 2003 J.R.R. Tolkien: Origins of Middle-Earth (Video documentary short)
Himself - author of 'J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century'
 2002 J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Middle-Earth (Video documentary short)
Himself - Author
 2002 Page to Screen (TV Series documentary)
- The Lord of the Rings ... Himself
 2001 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Tolkien Scholar
- Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings (2001) ... Himself - Tolkien Scholar (as Tom Shippey Ph.D.)
 1998 An Awfully Big Adventure (TV Series documentary)
Himself - University of St. Louis
- J.R.R. Tolkien (1998) ... Himself - University of St. Louis
 1996 J.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien (Video documentary)
Himself - Professor, University of Leeds
 1992 Tolkien Remembered (TV Short documentary)
Himself - Leeds University (as Prof. Tom Shippey)

Personal Details

Other Works:

J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century. London: Harper Collins, 2000. See more »

Alternate Names:

Tom Shippey Ph.D. | Prof. T.A. Shippey | Prof. Tom Shippey

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Professor at Saint Louis University in Missouri. He earned his M.A. from Cambridge University in 1968 and his Ph.D. from Cambridge in 1990. See more »

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