Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith
1922 - 2011

Dick King-Smith  British Author

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Dick King-Smith passed away on 4th Jan 2011 aged 88.

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Dick King-Smith is a 88 year old British Author. Born on 27th March, 1922 in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, UK, he is famous for Babe The Gallant Pig. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Dick King-Smith is a member of the following lists: 20th-century English novelists, 21st-century British novelists and 20th-century British novelists.

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First Name Dick
Last Name King-Smith
Age 88 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th March, 1922
Birthplace Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Died 4th January, 2011
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality British
Occupation Text Writer
Occupation Author
Claim to Fame Babe The Gallant Pig
Music Genre (Text) Children's novels, picture books
Official Websites http://www.dickkingsmith.com/

Ronald Gordon King-Smith OBE, Hon.MEd (27 March 1922 – 4 January 2011), was a prolific English writer of children's books, primarily using the pen name Dick King-Smith. He is best known for The Sheep-Pig (1983), or Babe the Gallant Pig in the US. It was adapted as the movie Babe (1995) and translations have been published in fifteen languages. He was awarded an Honorary Master of Education degree by the University of the West of England in 1999 and appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours. Dick and Myrle had three children – two daughters (Juliet and Lizzie) and one son (Giles).

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FilmYearCharacterType
Pob's Programme1985HimselfTV Show
The Book Tower1979Himself - Presenter (unknown episodes)TV Show

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