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Nick Park was born on December 6, 1958 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Nicholas Wulstan Park. He is a writer and producer, known for The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), Chicken Run (2000) and A Close Shave (1995). See full bio »

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Won 4 Oscars. Another 54 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Chicken Run
Chicken Run Writer
(2000)
A Close Shave
A Close Shave Writer
(1995)
A Grand Day Out
(1989)

Filmography

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 2019 Shaun the Sheep 2 (characters) (pre-production)
 2018 Early Man (story by) (post-production)
 2015 Shaun the Sheep Movie (characters created by)
  Shaun the Sheep (TV Series short) (based on characters by - 76 episodes, 2007 - 2014) (original idea - 49 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (based on an original idea by - 3 episodes, 2007) (written by - 1 episode, 2009)
- Fruit and Nuts (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- The Stare (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- Duck! (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- Save the Dump (2014) ... (based on characters by)
- Picture Perfect (2014) ... (based on characters by)
 2012 BBC Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention (TV Series documentary) (created by - 5 episodes, 2010) (creator - 1 episode, 2010)
- From A to B (2010) ... (creator)
- Better Safe Than Sorry (2010) ... (creator)
- Come to Your Senses (2010) ... (creator)
- Home Sweet Home (2010) ... (creator)
- Reach for the Sky (2010) ... (creator)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: The Bogey Man (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: Muzzled! (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: The Last Resort (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2009 Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: Fright of the Bumblebees (Video Game) (characters: Wallace & Gromit)
 2008 A Matter of Loaf and Death (Short) (written by)
  Creature Comforts (TV Series) (creator - 14 episodes, 2003 - 2005) (created by - 12 episodes, 2005 - 2006)
- Safari Park (2006) ... (creator)
- Communication (2006) ... (creator)
- Self Image (2006) ... (creator)
- Bed Time (2006) ... (creator)
- Merry Christmas Everybody! (2005) ... (creator)
 2005 The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (based on characters created by) / (screenplay by)
 2002 Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions (TV Series short) (1 episode)
- The Soccamatic (2002)
 2000 Chicken Run (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Chicken Run (original story)
 1996 Wallace & Gromit Fun Pack (Video Game) (based on characters by) / (creator)
 1995 A Close Shave (Short) (written by)
 1994 Wallace & Gromit: The Aardman Collection (Video) (characters)
 1993 The Wrong Trousers (Short) (characters) / (written by)
 1989 A Grand Day Out (Short) (written by)
 1989 Creature Comforts (Short) (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Created a number of claymation commercials for Burger King. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Nick Park CBE

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

Plasticine was available when I was a teenager and started doing animation. I wanted to be like Disney, trying to film with plastic cels, but it was all too expensive. I didn't have enough money to buy cels, at least not enough to make more than four-and-half seconds of animation. But Plasticine was around, user-friendly and available to the masses. It was great because all you needed was camera,... See more »

Trivia:

He made international news when he lost the figures of Wallace and Gromit in New York City. The clay models were left in the back of a cab by mistake when Park visited New York on a promotion tour for the release of A Close Shave (1995). The original motorcycle and sidecar with Wallace and Gromit on-board were priceless and it would cost at least US$20,000 to replace them. Park appealed through ... See more »

Trademark:

His films always have some sort of machine that plays a major part in the film's climax. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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