James Herriot Veterinarian

James Herriot
United Kingdom
October 3, 1916
Death Date:
February 23, 1995 (age 78)
Birth Sign:

He was born on October 03, 1916 (died on February 23, 1995, he was 78 years old) . His nickname was Wight James Alfred.


James Alfred Alf Wight OBE FRCVS known by the pen name James Herriot was a British veterinary surgeon and writer who used his many years of experiences as a veterinary surgeon to write a series of books of stories about animals and their owners. He is best known for these semi-autobiographical works which are often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small a title used in some editions and in film and television adaptations. read more

Is James Herriot still alive?

No, he died on 02/23/1995, 26 years ago. He was 78 years old when he died. Cause of death: prostate cancer. He died in Thirsk

What was James's zodiac sign?

James Herriot zodiac sign was libra.


His first feature film was All Creatures Great and Small (1975). He was 58 when he starred in this movie.

Awards (1)

Awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire .


He graduated from Hillhead High School and University Of Glasgow

James Herriot Movies

When is James Herriot's next birthday?

James Herriot was born on the , which was a Tuesday