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Oliver Postgate Net Worth

Oliver Postgate Net Worth is
$9 Million

Oliver Postgate Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Oliver Postgate (12 April 1925 – 8 December 2008) was an English animator, puppeteer and writer.He was the creator and writer of some of Britain's most popular children's television programmes. Pingwings, Pogles' Wood, Noggin the Nog, Ivor the Engine, Clangers and Bagpuss, were all made by Smallfilms, the company he set up with Peter Firmin, and were shown on the BBC between the 1950s and the 1980s, and on ITV from 1959 to the present day. In a 1999 BBC poll Bagpuss was voted the most popular children's television programme of all time.
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Date Of BirthApril 12, 1925
Died2008-12-08
Place Of BirthHendon, Middlesex, England, UK
Weight110 lbs
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Director
SpousePrudence Myers
Star SignAries
#Fact
1Grandson of John Percival Postgate.
2Creative partner of artist and puppeteer Peter Firmin with whom he founded Smallfilms. To begin with, they worked in a makeshift studio in a shed in Kent, often using homemade equipment.
3With Peter Firmin, he created some of the UK's best-loved children's shows, including "Bagpuss", "Ivor the Engine", and "Noggin the Nog".
4Auditioned for the voice of the Book in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005).
5Son of Raymond Postgate and cousin of Angela Lansbury.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Clangers2015TV Series based on the classic series created and conceived by - 26 episodes
Noggin the NogTV Series by - 6 episodes, 1982 story - 6 episodes, 1982
Ivor the Engine1975TV Series story - 14 episodes
Bagpuss1974TV Series creator - 13 episodes
The Clangers1969-1971TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Pogle's Wood1966TV Series story - 1 episode
Blue Peter1963TV Series Little Watha written by - 4 episodes
The Mermaid's Pearls1962TV Series
Ivor the Engine1962TV Series written by - 1 episode
Small TimeTV Series writer - 7 episodes, 1958 deviser - 1 episode, 1961
The Pingwings1961TV Series
The Seal of Neptune1960TV Series creator - 1 episode
Noggin the Nog1959TV Series writer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley2009Video shortBagpus (voice)
Tottie: The Story of a Dolls' House1984TV SeriesNarrator (1984) (voice)
Noggin the Nog1982TV Series
The Twelve Tasks of Asterix1976Narrator (English version, voice)
Ivor the Engine1975TV Series
Bagpuss1974TV SeriesNarrator / Bagpuss / Mice / ...
The Clangers1969TV SeriesNarrator
The Mermaid's Pearls1962TV Series voice
Ivor the Engine1962TV SeriesNarrator / Ivor / Alice the Elephant / ...
Small Time1958-1962TV SeriesStoryteller
The Pingwings1961TV SeriesNarrator (voice)
The Seal of Neptune1960TV SeriesNarrator
Noggin the Nog1959TV SeriesNarrator (voice)

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pinny's House1986TV Series
Tottie: The Story of a Dolls' House1984TV Series
Noggin the Nog1979TV Series
Ivor the Engine1975TV Series
Bagpuss1974TV Series
The Clangers1969TV Series
Pogle's Wood1965TV Series
The Pingwings1961TV Series
The Seal of Neptune1960TV Series 1 episode
Noggin the Nog1959TV Series
Ivor the Engine1959TV Series

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pinny's House1986TV Series producer
Noggin the Nog1979TV Series producer
Ivor the Engine1975TV Series producer
The Clangers1969TV Series producer
Little Laura1968TV Series producer
Pogle's Wood1965TV Series producer
Small Time1961TV Series producer - 1 episode
Noggin the Nog1959TV Series producer
Ivor the Engine1959TV Series producer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What a Mess1979TV Series
The Clangers1969TV Series

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Clangers1969TV Series

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Clangers1969TV Series musician: swannee whistle and clanger voices

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Children's TV on Trial2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Bad Food Guide2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Don't Crash: The Documentary of the Making of the Movie of the Book of the Radio Series of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'2005Video documentaryHimself
Top 50 Greatest Celebrity Animals2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Animation Nation2005TV Series documentaryHimself
100 Greatest Cartoons2005TV Special documentaryHimself
Ivor the Engine and the Story of Smallfilms2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Alchemists of Sound2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
I Love 1970's2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Open House2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Pogle's Wood1966TV SeriesHimself - Storyteller
Summerhouse1961TV SeriesHimself
Here and Now1961TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewer

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
From Andy Pandy to Zebedee: The Golden Age of Children's TV2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Creator of The Clangers
Timeshift2009TV Series documentaryHimself
TV Heroes1995TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1978BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA Awards'Harlequin' (Drama/Light Entertainment)Ivor the Engine (1975)

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