Thomas Brezina

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Birthday
30, 1963
Birthplace
Austria
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
Austria

About

Best known for his Tom Turbo stories and his The Knickerbocker Gang series, this popular Austrian children's author published more than five hundred books and had his work translated into nearly forty languages. Also a television personality, he hosted or appeared on more than forty children's shows.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he earned the Grand Austrian Youth Prize for his screenplays for a popular television puppet show. He later worked as the director of a children's TV series called Am dam des.

Trivia

In 1996, he became an Austrian UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Family Life

A native of Vienna, Austria, he later lived in both his home city and in London, England.

Associated With

He and fellow Austrian writer Eva Ibbotson both became known for their works of children's literature.