Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell
1925 - 1995

Gerald Durrell  British Writer


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Gerald Durrell was previously married to Lee Durrell (1979 - 1995) and Jacqueline Sonia Rasen (1951 - 1979).


Gerald Durrell is a member of the following lists: 1995 deaths, English dramatists and playwrights and 1925 births.


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Married2 29 years 22 years, 6 months 16 years
Total2 29 years 22 years, 6 months 16 years


First Name Gerald
Middle Name Malcolm
Last Name Durrell
Full Name at Birth Gerald Malcolm Durrell
Alternative Name Gerald M. Durrell, Gerald Malcolm Durrell, Gerald Durrell
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th January, 1925
Birthplace Jamshedpur, India
Died 30th January, 1995
Place of Death Saint Helier, Jersey
Cause of Death Septicaemia
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality British
Occupation Text Writer
Occupation Writer
Music Genre (Text) Children's, Romance
Father Lawrence Samuel Durrell
Mother Louisa Dixie Durrell
Brother Lawrence Durrell, Leslie Durrell
Sister Margaret Durrell

Gerald Malcolm Durrell, OBE (7 January 1925 – 30 January 1995) was a British naturalist, writer, zookeeper, conservationist, and television presenter. He founded the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Jersey Zoo on the Channel Island of Jersey in 1959. His memoirs of his family's years living in Greece were adapted into two television series (My Family and Other Animals, 1987, and The Durrells, 2016–2019) and one television film (My Family and Other Animals, 2005). He wrote approximately forty books, mainly about his life as an animal collector and enthusiast, the most famous being My Family and Other Animals (1956). He was the youngest brother of novelist Lawrence Durrell.

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