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Wilbert Awdry

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An English teach enthusiast, he developed the well-known Thomas the Container Engine figure. He also released Belinda the Beetle as well as the Railway Series. After their studies at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, he was ordained as an Anglican priest. He received an Purchase of the United kingdom Empire honor in 1996. He was wedded to Margaret Awdry for a lot more than five years. His characters made an appearance for the children’s Television series, Thomas as well as the Magic Railroad, that was narrated by Alec Baldwin .

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Full Name Wilbert Awdry
Date Of Birth June 15, 1911
Died March 21, 1997, Rodborough, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth England
Profession Novelist
Education Marlborough House School, St Peter's College, Oxford, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford
Nationality British
Spouse Margaret Awdry
Children Christopher Awdry, Hilary Fortnam, Veronica Chambers
Parents Vere Awdry, Lucy Awdry
Siblings George Awdry
Movies Thomas & Friends: Extraordinary Engines, Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins
TV Shows Thomas and Friends
Star Sign Gemini

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1 He was ordained as an Anglican minister, but his real passion was trains. He told the Thomas the Tank stories to his young son.


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Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Railway Series Adventure 2016-2017 TV Series 27 episodes pre-production
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends TV Series short railway series - 446 episodes, 1984 - 2016 characters - 29 episodes, 1984 - 1995 original story - 2 episodes, 1984 - 1991 books - 1 episode, 2010 based on The railway series by - 1 episode, 1992
Thomas & Friends: Tinsel on the Tracks 2016 Video short railway series
Thomas & Friends: The Great Race 2016 railway series
Thomas & Friends: Bubbling Boilers 2016 Short railway series
Thomas & Friends: Start Your Engines! 2016 Video short railway series
Thomas & Friends: Thomas' Christmas Carol 2015 Video short railway series
Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure 2015 railway series
Thomas & Friends: Wild Water Rescue and Other Engine Adventures 2015 Video short segment ": "Thomas the Tank Engines"
Thomas & Friends: Whale of a Tale and Other Sodor Adventures 2015 Video short segment ": "Toby's Tightrope"
Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins 2015 Video railway series
Thomas & Friends: Dinos and Discoveries 2015 Video short segment "The Three Railway Engines"
Thomas & Friends: Signals Crossed 2014 Video short segment "Tank Engine Thomas Again"
Thomas & Friends: The Christmas Engines 2014 Video short segment ": "Henry the Green Engine"
Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave 2014 Video railway series
Thomas & Friends: Trouble on the Tracks 2014 Video short segments "Duck and the Diesel Engine", "Tramway Engines"
Thomas & Friends: Spills and Thrills 2014 Video short segment "Thomas the Tank Engine"
Thomas & Friends: The Thomas Way 2013 Video short segment "The Little Old Engine"
Thomas & Friends: Santa's Little Engine 2013 Video short segment ": "Henry the Green Engine"
Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway 2013 Video railway series
Thomas & Friends: Railway Mischief 2013 Video segment "Thomas the Tank Engine"
Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery 2012 railway series
Thomas & Friends: Misty Island Rescue 2010 railway series
Thomas & Friends: The Best of Thomas 2010 Video railway series
Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery - The Movie 2008 railway series
Jack and the Sodor Construction Company 2006 TV Mini-Series railway series - 12 episodes
Thomas and the Magic Railroad 2000 books
Thomas & Friends: Spooks and Surprises 1998 Video short railway series
Jackanory 1970 TV Series book - 5 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wogan 1988 TV Series
4472: Flying Scotsman 1968 TV Movie documentary Himself - Passenger

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