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Colleen McCullough


Australian author greatest remembered on her behalf 1977 worldwide bestseller The Thorn Birds, that was modified into among the highest-rated miniseries ever. Her other functions consist of 1974’s Tim, 1981’s An Indecent Obsession and 2000’s Morgan’s Operate. She was created in Wellington, New South Wales and originally analyzed to become medical doctor in the University or college of Sydney. She trained in the Division of Neurology at Yale Medical College in New Haven, Connecticut from 1967 to 1976. She wedded Ric Robinson in 1983. Her more youthful sibling Carl, who drowned at age group 25, was the motivation for a personality in The Thorn Parrots. She released a sequel to Jane Austen’s traditional Satisfaction and Prejudice entitled The Self-reliance of Miss Mary Bennet in 2008.

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Full Name Colleen McCullough
Date Of Birth June 1, 1937
Died January 29, 2015, Norfolk Island
Place Of Birth Australia
Profession Novelist
Education University of Sydney
Nationality Australian
Spouse Ric Robinson
Parents Laurie McCullough, James McCullough
Movies The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years, An Indecent Obsession
Star Sign Gemini

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1 Before becoming a writer, she studied medicine. She spent 10 years as a researcher at Yale medical school.
2 Norfolk Island, Australia [February 2009]
3 She was awarded the A.O. (Officer of the Order of Australia) in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to the arts as an author and to the community through roles supporting national and international educational programs, medico-scientific disciplines and charitable organizations and causes.
4 Since January 1980, she has lived on Norfolk Island, off the east coast of Australia.
5 Cousin (by marriage) of Helen Reddy and Toni Lamond.



Mary & Tim 1996 TV Movie novel
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years 1996 TV Movie novel "The Thorn Birds"
An Indecent Obsession 1985
The Thorn Birds 1983 TV Mini-Series novel - 4 episodes
Tim 1979 novel



Popcorn People 2005 Short Little Girl



Good Morning Australia 2004 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1977 TV Series Herself

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