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Dr. Seuss (1904–1991)

Writer | Producer | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
Horton Hears a Who! (2008) | How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) | The Lorax (2012)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Dr. Theodor S. Geisel | Ted Geisel | Theodor S. Geisel | Theodor Seuss Geisel | Theodor Geisel | Theo LeSieg  Less
NICKNAME  
The Kaiser
BORN 
Mar 2, 1904 (died Sep 24, 1991)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (65 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The DirtiesThe Dirties Writer ("It's Possible (in McElligot's Pool)")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Forces of NatureForces of Nature (Video) Writer (Characters)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for SerenadeSerenade (Video) Writer (Characters)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Wagon Ho!Wagon Ho! (Video) Writer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The LoraxThe Lorax Writer (Based On The Book By)  Less 2012 $70MM $214MM
  • Primary photo for A Capri ChristmasA Capri Christmas (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2011 CAD 1K
  • Primary photo for The Cat in the HatThe Cat in the Hat (Short) Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Horton Hears a Who!Horton Hears a Who! Writer (Book), Writer (Story)  Less 2008 $85MM $155MM
  • Primary photo for Red Beans & JamRed Beans & Jam (Short) Writer (Adaptation)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the HatDr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat Writer (Book)  Less 2003 $109MM $100MM
  • Primary photo for How the Grinch Stole ChristmasHow the Grinch Stole Christmas Writer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch", "Welcome Christmas", "Grinch 2000"), Writer (Book)  Less 2000 $123MM $260MM
  • Primary photo for Songs in the Key of GrinchSongs in the Key of Grinch (Video) Writer ("Welcome Christmas - Reprise") (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Horton Hatches the EggHorton Hatches the Egg (Video) Writer (Book)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for How the Grinch Stole Christmas!How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Video) Writer (Book)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for If I Ran the ZooIf I Ran the Zoo (Video) Writer (Book)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Yertle the Turtle and Other StoriesYertle the Turtle and Other Stories (Video) Writer (Book)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Dr. Seuss' ABCDr. Seuss' ABC (Video) Writer (Book)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Dr. Seuss: I Am Not Going to Get Up Today!Dr. Seuss: I Am Not Going to Get Up Today! (Video) Writer (Book)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for My Birthday CakeMy Birthday Cake (Short) Dedicatee  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Home AloneHome Alone Writer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (as Theodore Giesl)  Less 1990 $15MM $286MM
  • Primary photo for CousinsCousins Acknowledgment (excerpts from "Green Eggs And Ham" courtesy of, used under license from)  Less 1989 $13MM $22MM
  • Primary photo for WelcomeWelcome (Short) Writer (Book "Thidwick The Big-Hearted Moose")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Capricorn OneCapricorn One Miss Vaccaro's Reading Of "Fox In Socks" Presented By Special Arrangement With, Miss Vaccaro's Reading Of "Fox In Socks" Presented By Special Arrangement With  Less 1977 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Ya zhdu ptentsaYa zhdu ptentsa (Short) Writer (Book)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet MooGerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (Short) Writer (Characters) (uncredited)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for How Now Boing BoingHow Now Boing Boing (Short) Writer (Characters) (uncredited)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Gerald McBoing-Boing's SymphonyGerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony (Short) Writer (Characters) (uncredited)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Lyrics ("Dream Stuff", "The Dungeon Song", "Get-Together Weather", "Ten Happy Fingers", "Terwilliker Academy", "Dressing Song: Do-Mi-Do Duds", "Because We're Kids"), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Story And Conception)  Less 1953 $1.6MM
  • Primary photo for Gerald McBoing-BoingGerald McBoing-Boing (Short) Writer (Story)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Costume DesignerThe Costume Designer (Short) Writer (Story) (uncredited)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Design for DeathDesign for Death Writer (as Theodor S. Geisel)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Private Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the NavyPrivate Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the Navy (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for No Buddy AtollNo Buddy Atoll (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Operation SnafuOperation Snafu (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Hot SpotHot Spot (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for It's Murder She Says...It's Murder She Says... (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for A Few Quick Facts: FearA Few Quick Facts: Fear (Short) Writer (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for In the AleutiansIn the Aleutians (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Your Job in GermanyYour Job in Germany (Short) Writer  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Target SnafuTarget Snafu (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Pay DayPay Day (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Three BrothersThree Brothers (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for OutpostOutpost (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry StreetAnd to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (Short) Writer (Book)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for CensoredCensored (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for The Chow HoundThe Chow Hound (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for GasGas (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for A Lecture on CamouflageA Lecture on Camouflage (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Private Snafu vs. Malaria MikePrivate Snafu vs. Malaria Mike (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for SnafupermanSnafuperman (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Booby TrapsBooby Traps (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for A Few Quick Facts: InflationA Few Quick Facts: Inflation (Short) Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Going HomeGoing Home (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for RumorsRumors (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for The Home FrontThe Home Front (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Fighting ToolsFighting Tools (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for The GoldbrickThe Goldbrick (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for The Infantry BluesThe Infantry Blues (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for SpiesSpies (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for GripesGripes (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Coming!! SnafuComing!! Snafu (Short) Supervising Producer (uncredited), Writer (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for The 500 Hats of Bartholomew CubbinsThe 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Short) Writer  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Horton Hatches the EggHorton Hatches the Egg (Short) Writer (Book)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for 'Neath the Bababa Tree'Neath the Bababa Tree (Short) Writer (Story)  Less 1931
  • Primary photo for Put on the SpoutPut on the Spout (Short) Writer (Story)  Less 1931
Past Television (22 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Lyrics ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (4 episodes, 2013–2014)  Less 2013–2014 4
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  • Primary photo for The Big Bang TheoryThe Big Bang Theory (TV Series) Writer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The Launch Acceleration (May 3, 2012) Writer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Angry Video Game NerdThe Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) Writer (Original Story) (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Lyrics ("Welcome Christmas" (uncredited), "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • A Very Glee Christmas (Dec 7, 2010) Lyrics ("Welcome Christmas" (uncredited), "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch")  Less
  • Primary photo for Hewy's Animated Movie ReviewsHewy's Animated Movie Reviews (TV Series) Writer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Scary Godmother 1 & 2 (Oct 26, 2010) Writer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch")  Less
  • Primary photo for Gerald McBoing BoingGerald McBoing Boing (TV Series) Writer (Characters) (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Pilot (Aug 17, 2005) Writer (Characters)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Lyrics ("You're a Hero") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Wubbulous World of Dr. SeussThe Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series) Writer (Based On The Works Of) (3 episodes, 1996–1997)  Less 1996–1997 3
    • The Feed You Need (Sep 28, 1997) Writer (Based On The Works Of) (as Theodor Geisel)  Less
    • The Cat in the Hat Takes a Nap (Aug 17, 1997) Writer (Based On The Works Of) (as Theodor Geisel)  Less
    • The Gink (Oct 13, 1996) Writer (Based On The Works Of) (as Theodor Geisel)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Lyrics ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (1 episode, 1995), Writer ("Welcome Christmas") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993–1995 2
    • Samson vs. the Vampire Women (Mar 25, 1995) Lyrics ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch") (as Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Day the Earth Froze (Jan 16, 1993) Writer ("Welcome Christmas")  Less
  • Primary photo for Daisy-Head MayzieDaisy-Head Mayzie (TV Short) Writer (as Theodor Geisel)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for In Search of Dr. SeussIn Search of Dr. Seuss (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Lyrics ("In Search of Dr. Seuss", "Yertle the Turtle", "Green Eggs and Ham") (as Theodor S. Geisel), Writer (Characters)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Butter Battle BookThe Butter Battle Book (TV Short) Executive Producer (as Theodor Geisel), Writer (Book), Writer (Written For Television By)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the HatThe Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (TV Short) Lyrics (as Ted Geisel), Producer (as Ted Geisel), Writer (Teleplay) (as Ted Geisel), Writer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (TV Short) Producer (as Ted Geisel), Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Halloween Is Grinch NightHalloween Is Grinch Night (TV Short) Producer (as Ted Geisel), Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Hoober-Bloob HighwayThe Hoober-Bloob Highway (TV Movie) Producer (as Ted Geisel), Lyrics ("The Hoober-Bloob Highway", "...And That's the Way It Is, Bub", "West Watch-A-Ka-Tella", "This Is Your Life", "Among the Daisies", "That's Just the Beginning", "Things You Have to Know", "I Know the Way You Feel, Bub", "On the Other Hand", "It's Fun to be a Human", "What Do You Do?", "Answer Yes or No", "You're a Human"), Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Dr. Seuss on the LooseDr. Seuss on the Loose (TV Short) Lyricist, Producer (as Ted Geisel), Writer (Screenplay), Writer (Stories: "The Sneetches", "The Zax" And "Green Eggs And Ham") (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The LoraxThe Lorax (TV Short) Lyricist, Producer (as Ted Geisel), Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Cat in the HatThe Cat in the Hat (TV Short) Songs (lyrics by), Producer (as Ted Geisel), Lyrics ("Nothing to Be Done", "The Gradunza", "Calculatus Eliminatus", "I'm A Punk", "Beautiful Kittenfish", "Anything Under The Sun", "Cat, Hat", "Sweep Up The Memories"), Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Horton Hears a Who!Horton Hears a Who! (TV Short) Songs (lyrics by), Producer (as Ted Geisel), Lyrics ("Mrs. Toucanella Told Me", "Old Doc Hoovey", "Wickersham Brothers' Song", "Dr. Hoovey, You Were Right", "Horton the Elephant's Going to Be Caged", "We are Here!", "Be Kind to Your Small Person Friends") (uncredited), Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for How the Grinch Stole Christmas!How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV Short) Songs (Lyrics by), Producer (as Ted Geisel), Writer ("You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch", "Fahoo Foraze-Opening", "Trim Up the Tree", "Welcome Christmas") (uncredited), Writer (Book)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Gerald McBoing-Boing ShowThe Gerald McBoing-Boing Show (TV Series) Writer (Characters) (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
    • Episode #2.66 (Dec 5, 1968) Himself (as Dr. Theodor S. Geisel)  Less
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Unusual OccupationsUnusual Occupations (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1941
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The GrinchThe Grinch (Video Game) Writer (Book "How The Grinch Stole Christmas!")  Less 2000

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