Nick Park

Park at the [[BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards]] in 2007 Nicholas Wulstan Park (born 6 December 1958) is an English animator and filmmaker who created ''Wallace and Gromit'', ''Creature Comforts'', ''Chicken Run'', ''Shaun the Sheep'', and ''Early Man''. Park has been nominated for an Academy Award a total of six times and won four with ''Creature Comforts'' (1989), ''The Wrong Trousers'' (1993), ''A Close Shave'' (1995) and ''Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit'' (2005).

He has also received five BAFTA Awards, including the BAFTA for Best Short Animation for ''A Matter of Loaf and Death'', which was also the most watched television programme in the United Kingdom in 2008. His 2000 film ''Chicken Run'' is the highest-grossing stop motion animated film.

For his work in animation, in 2012, Park was among the British cultural icons selected by artist Peter Blake to appear in a new version of Blake's most famous artwork—the Beatles' ''Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'' album cover—to celebrate the British cultural figures of his life. Provided by Wikipedia
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