Frank Cottrell Boyce biography

Frank Cottrell Boyce

Novelist, Author

1959 –

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Who is Frank Cottrell Boyce?

Frank Cottrell Boyce is a British screenwriter, novelist and occasional actor, known for his children's fiction and for his collaborations with film director Michael Winterbottom. He has recently achieved fame as the writer for the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony and for sequels to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car, a children's classic by Ian Fleming.

Boyce has won two major British awards for children's books, the 2004 Carnegie Medal for Millions, which originated as a film script, and the 2012 Guardian Prize for The Unforgotten Coat, which was commissioned by a charity.

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Born
Sep 23, 1959
Rainhill
Also known as
  • Frank Boyce
  • Martin Hardy
  • Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • English people
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Keble College, Oxford
  • Doctorate, University of Oxford
    English Studies

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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