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Ted Hughes (I) (1930–1998)

Ted Hughes was born on August 17, 1930 in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England as Edward James Hughes. He was a writer and actor, known for The Iron Giant (1999), The Rain Horse (2008) and Jackanory (1965). He was married to Carol Orchard and Sylvia Plath. He died on October 28, 1998 in Devon, England. See full bio »

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(age 68) in Devon, England, UK

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(1999)
(2008)
Jackanory Writer
(1985-1995)
(1972)

Filmography

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 2014 Crow (Short) (writer)
 2010 The Colossus (Short) (writer)
 2008 The Rain Horse (Short) (story)
 1999 The Iron Giant (based on the book "The Iron Man" by)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (novel - 2 episodes, 1985 - 1994) (short stories - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales (1995) ... (short stories)
- The Iron Woman (1994) ... (novel)
- The Iron Man (1985) ... (novel)
 1982 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1972 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Coming of the Kings (1972) ... (writer)
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 2014 Crow (Short) (voice)
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 1999 The Iron Giant (consultant)
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 1999 The Iron Giant (in memory of)
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 1994 Seven Crows a Secret (Documentary short)
Hughes, Ted
 1979 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jessye Norman (1979) ... Himself
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 2015 Ted Hughes: Stronger Than Death (TV Movie documentary)
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 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- Sylvia Plath (2004) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book of poetry: "Birthday Letters" - (a book of poems about his relationship with his wife, Sylvia Plath). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

After Plath's suicide, Hughes and his children moved into the flat of his lover, Assia Wevill. They had a daughter, Alexandra Tatiana Eloise (Shura) Wevill, on 3 March 1965. Tragically, Assia killed herself along with Shura on 25 March 1969 in much the same manner Plath did: she dragged a bed into the kitchen, sealed the door and window, dissolved sleeping pills in a glass of water and gave them ... See more »

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