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Nick Park
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Born in Preston, Lancashire
Born on 6th of December 1958

Born 1958 - English animator, Academy Award winner.

Studied communication arts at Sheffield and animation at National Film and Television School. Made short film Creature Comforts (1989) using plasticine figures and stop-motion techniques, won Academy Award. Later works include A Grand Day (1990) introducing the characters of Wallace and Gromit, The Wrong Trousers (1993) and A Close Shave (1995), again winning Academy Awards, and Chicken Run (2000).

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http://www.aardman.com/ Aardman animation

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