John Arthur Cunliffe (born June 16, 1933 – died September 20, 2018) was an English Author, Poet, and Presenter from Colne, United Kingdom. He was a famous author of the children’s book. Furthermore, the author created the popular characters “Postman Pat” and “Rosie and Jim“.
On September 20, 2018, Cunliffe passed away due to sickness at his hometown Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England. His death was announced in his local newspaper. At the age of 85, the famous personality died. Moreover, he also wrote and starred in “Rosie and Jim” (children’s TV show). John played the role of a person who lived on a canal boat.
The famous poet’s last poetry was “Dare You Go”. He released “Ghosts” (a children’s story for the iPad) through the Ashley Bolser Agency in Leeds in 2010.
Wiki, Age, Parents, Wife & Early Life
The famous author was born on June 16, 1933, in Colne, United Kingdom. As of 2018, John Cunliffe’s age was Eighty-five (85) years old. There is no information present about his father and mother on the internet. He spent almost 6 years of his life in Kendal, Lake District.
Furthermore, John’s small towns and villages where he lived inspired him to create a character “Postman Pat”. In fact, the character is set and based on the valley of Longsleddale, near Kendal.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children
Ths show released by BBC in 1981 which boosted the career of the author. Moreover, he also worked as a teacher and librarian for most of his life. He has married his longtime girlfriend, a British comic Actress in 1941.
The name of John Cunliffe’s Wife is “Carmen Silvera“. This couple also shares one son together. Unfortunately, they ended their marriage in divorce in 1948.
John Cunliffe (Author) Biography, Spouse, Age, Net worth, Children, Parents, Death, Height & Profile
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||John Arthur Cunliffe.|
|Working As||1. Author and Presenter.
3. Former Teacher.
4. Former Librarian.
|Age||Eighty-five (85) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 16, 1933.|
|Date of Death||September 20, 2018.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||1. Colne, United Kingdom.
2. Kendal, Lake District.
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Gemini.|
|Current Residence||Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England.|
|Famous For||1. The creator of children books characters "Postman Pat" and "Rosie and Jim".
2. Recently passed away at the age of 85.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
|Biceps Size||15.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Parents||Father: Will update.
|John Cunliffe Wife & Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married Once later divorced.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Carmen Silvera (m. 1941 - div. 1948).|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Sean Connery.
Actress: Vanessa Redgrave.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Drawing, Painting, Reading, and Listening to music.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|John Cunliffe Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. £10 million British Pound (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Lesser Known Facts about the Postman Pat Creator
- In 1981, he became the local celebrity. Moreover, there is a room in Kendal’s Museum of Lakeland Life dedicated to him.
- As a child, his favorite writers were H. Rider Haggard and Sax Rohmer.
- Furthermore, the poet’s favorite books were W. E. Johns’s Biggles book and Professor Branestawm stories (Norman Hunter).
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- As of 2018, the estimated Net worth of John Cunliffe is £10 million British Pound (approx).
- In 1990, he also wrote the famous show “Rosie and Jim”.
- John also scripted and presented the 50 episodes.