Gideon Defoe

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Birthday
4, 1975
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
England

About

Author and humorist known for his comedic series The Pirates!, which includes The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists and The Pirates! in an Adventure with Napoleon. He's also written How Animals Have Sex.

Before Fame

He attended Oxford University to study anthropology and archaeology, but was working as a bartender when he decided to embark on a writing career.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Annie Award in 2012. The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists was adapted into a stop-motion film that was nominated for a Academy Award in 2013.

Family Life

He grew up in England. He's stated that impressing a woman was the motivation for his writing, although it was more successful in launching his career than winning her heart.

Associated With

The unnamed Pirate Captain was voiced by Hugh Grant in The Pirates! movie adaptation.

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