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Dr. Seuss (1904–1991)


Acclaimed writer, Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, March 2nd, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines. Dr. Seuss's first children's book, ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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  Green Eggs and Ham (TV Series) (based on the book by) (announced)
 2018 Гринч (based on the book "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" by)
 2016 Wacky Wednesday (Video short) (inspired by the book: "Wacky Wednesday")
 2016 Fuck Green Eggs and Ham (Short) (writer)
 2016 Grinch Hunters (Short) (based on the book)
 2012 Forces of Nature (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Serenade (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Wagon Ho! (Video short)
 2012 Лоракс (based on the book by)
 2010 The Cat in the Hat (Short)
 2010 Злостный видеоигровой задрот (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- How the Nerd Stole Christmas (2010) ... (original story - as Dr. Seuss)
 2008 Red Beans & Jam (Short) (adaptation)
 2008 Хортон (based upon the book by)
 2005 Gerald McBoing Boing (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (characters)
 2003 Кот (book)
 2000 The Grinch (Video Game) (book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!")
 1996-1997 The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series) (based on the works of - 3 episodes)
- The Feed You Need (1997) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
- The Cat in the Hat Takes a Nap (1997) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
- The Gink (1996) ... (based on the works of - as Theodor Geisel)
 1995 Daisy-Head Mayzie (TV Short) (written by - as Theodor Geisel)
 1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie) (characters)
 1992 Horton Hatches the Egg (Video) (book)
 1992 If I Ran the Zoo (Video short) (book)
 1992 Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (Video short) (book)
 1991 Dr. Seuss: I Am Not Going to Get Up Today! (Video short) (book)
 1991 Dr. Seuss' ABC (Video short) (book)
 1989 The Butter Battle Book (TV Short) (book) / (written for television by)
 1986 Dobro pozhalovat! (Short) (book "Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose")
 1984 Kot v kolpake (Short)
 1982 The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (TV Short) (teleplay - as Ted Geisel) / (written by)
 1980 Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1977 Halloween Is Grinch Night (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1975 The Hoober-Bloob Highway (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Dr. Seuss on the Loose (TV Short) (screenplay) / (stories: "The Sneetches", "The Zax" and "Green Eggs and Ham" - uncredited)
 1972 The Lorax (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1971 The Cat in the Hat (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1970 Horton Hears a Who! (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1966 Ya zhdu ptentsa (Short) (book)
 1966 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV Movie) (book)
 1957 The Big Fun Carnival (story - archive footage)
 1956 The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
 1956 Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1954 How Now Boing Boing (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1953 Gerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (screenplay) / (story and conception)
 1950 Gerald McBoing-Boing (Short) (story)
 1950 The Costume Designer (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1947 Design for Death (Documentary) (as Theodor S. Geisel)
 1945 Our Job in Japan (Documentary short)
 1945 Your Job in Germany (Documentary short)
 1945 No Buddy Atoll (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Operation Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Hot Spot (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 It's Murder She Says... (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 A Few Quick Facts: Fear (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 In the Aleutians (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Few Quick Facts (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Target Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Pay Day (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Three Brothers (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Outpost (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Censored (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 The Chow Hound (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Gas (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Going Home (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Lecture on Camouflage (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Snafuperman (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Booby Traps (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Rumors (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Home Front (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Goldbrick (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Infantry Blues (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Spies (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Gripes (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Coming!! Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Short) (writer)
 1942 Horton Hatches the Egg (Short) (book)
 1931 'Neath the Bababa Tree (Short) (story)
 1931 Put on the Spout (Short) (story)
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Other Works:

Book: "Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 8 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Dr. Theodor S. Geisel | Ted Geisel | Theodor S. Geisel | Theodor Seuss Geisel | Theodor Geisel | Theo LeSieg

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! See more »

Trivia:

An unpublished 1973 manuscript for "My Many-Colored Days" had no illustrations. He wrote that he hoped "a great color artist who will not be dominated by me" would illustrate the book, with a new art style and pattern of thinking. The book was published in 1999 with abstract artwork by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. See more »

Trademark:

He expresses his views in social and political issues in his own books (e.g. The Lorax, The Sneetches, The Butter Battle Book, Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch and Horton Hears a Who). See more »

Nickname:

The Kaiser

Star Sign:

Pisces

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