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PRATT is a surname , which may refer to any of the people listed below. CONTENTS * 1 Literature and the arts * 2 Military * 3 Sports * 4 Various occupations * 5 Fictional characters * 6 See also * 7 External links LITERATURE AND THE ARTS * Andy Pratt
Pratt
(born 1947), American singer-songwriter and musician * Awadagin Pratt (born 1966), American concert pianist * Bela Pratt (1867–1917), American sculptor * Chris Pratt (born 1979), American actor * Christopher Pratt (born 1935), Canadian artist * Denis Charles Pratt
Charles Pratt
(1908-1999), British writer, illustrator, actor, and artist's model, commonly known as Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp
* Dudley Pratt (1897–1975), American sculptor * E. J
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Surname
A SURNAME, FAMILY NAME, or LAST NAME is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending on the culture). Depending on the culture all members of a family unit may have identical surnames or there may be variations based on the cultural rules. In the English-speaking world
English-speaking world
, a surname is commonly referred to as a last name because it is usually placed at the end of a person's full name, after any given names. In many parts of Asia, as well as some parts of Europe
Europe
and Africa, the family name is placed before a person's given name. In most Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries, two surnames are commonly used and in some families that claim a connection to nobility even three are used. Surnames have not always existed and today are not universal in all cultures. This tradition has arisen separately in different cultures around the world
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John Winton
JOHN PRATT, pen name JOHN WINTON (3 May 1931 in London
London
– 27 April 2001) was an English author and obituarist , following a career in the Royal Navy
Royal Navy
in which he rose to Lieutenant-Commander . He was born in London
London
and served in the Korean War
Korean War
and during the Suez Crisis
Suez Crisis
. Whilst still in the Navy, he wrote the comic novel We Joined the Navy , featuring the character of "The Artful Bodger". Several other novels, and a number of non-fiction works on naval subjects, followed, including a biography of Admiral John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
. Pratt also served for 14 years as an obituarist for The Daily Telegraph
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Quentin Crisp
QUENTIN CRISP (born DENIS CHARLES PRATT; (1908-12-25)25 December 1908 – 21 November 1999(1999-11-21)) was an English writer and raconteur . From a conventional suburban background, Crisp enjoyed wearing make-up and painting his nails, and worked as a rent-boy in his teens. He then spent thirty years as a professional model for life-classes in art colleges. The interviews he gave about his unusual life attracted increasing public curiosity and he was soon sought after for his highly individual views on social manners and the cultivating of style. His one-man stage show was a long-running hit both in Britain and America and he also appeared in films and on TV. Crisp defied convention by criticising both gay liberation and Diana, Princess of Wales
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Khevin Pratt
KHEVIN PRATT (born May 16, 1970) is a former American football
American football
wide receiver who played five seasons in the Arena Football League
Arena Football League
with the Charlotte Rage , Nashville Kats , Milwaukee Mustangs , New York CityHawks and Portland Forest Dragons . He played college football at California State University, Chico . He was also a member of the Sacramento Gold Miners of the Canadian Football League . REFERENCES * ^ "Khevin Pratt". arenafan.com
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Larry Pratt (baseball)
LESTER JOHN PRATT (October 8, 1887 – January 8, 1969) was a catcher in Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
in 1914 and 1915. SOURCES * Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference This biographical article relating to a United States baseball catcher born in the 1880s is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Boris Karloff
WILLIAM HENRY PRATT (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name BORIS KARLOFF, was an English actor who was primarily known for his typecast roles in horror films that depicted the characters Frankenstein and the Mummy. He portrayed Frankenstein\'s monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939), which resulted in his immense popularity. He also appeared as Imhotep in The Mummy (1932). His best-known non-horror role is as the Grinch , as well as the narrator, in the animated television special of Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss
's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966). He also had a memorable role in the original Scarface (1932). For his contribution to film and television, Boris Karloff
Boris Karloff
was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Henry Cheever Pratt
HENRY CHEEVER PRATT (1803–1880) was an American artist and explorer. He lived in Boston
Boston
, Massachusetts
Massachusetts
. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Image gallery * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHY View from Maricopa Mountain near the Rio Gila, 1855 Born in Orford, New Hampshire, and trained by Samuel F.B. Morse , Pratt painted landscapes of Maine on painting trips with Thomas Cole and of the American Southwest while on boundary surveying expeditions. John Russell Bartlett 's A Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora and Chihuahua (2 vols., 1854) contains 30 of Pratt's illustrations. Pratt's paintings include View of Smith's West Texas Ranch (1852) now owned by the Texas Memorial Museum at the University of Texas
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Andy Pratt (baseball)
ANDREW ELIAS PRATT (born August 27, 1979) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves
and Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
. Pratt was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 9th round of the 1998 Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
Draft and had a career ERA of 15.00 in 5 career appearances with the Braves and Cubs. He also played in the Texas Rangers organization from 1998 -2001 and Milwaukee Brewers organization from 2004 -2006 . After his release from the Brewers organization in 2006, Pratt played the rest of the season for the Somerset Patriots of the independent Atlantic League
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John Pratt (cricketer)
JOHN PRATT (4 February 1834 — 6 June 1886) was an English cricketer . He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm roundarm medium-pace bowler. He was born in Stratford and died in Phipps Bridge . Pratt made a single first-class appearance, during the 1868 season, against Kent . He scored 9 runs in the first innings in which he batted, and a single run in the second
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Tim Pratt
TIM PRATT (born December 12, 1976) is a science fiction and fantasy writer and poet. He grew up in the vicinity of Dudley, North Carolina , and attended Appalachian State University , where he earned a Bachelor\'s in English . In 1999 he attended the Clarion East Writing Workshop . He moved to Santa Cruz, California in 2000, and currently resides in Oakland with his wife Heather Shaw and son River. He currently works as a senior editor at Locus Magazine . Pratt's work has appeared in a number of markets, including Asimov\'s Science Fiction , Realms of Fantasy
Fantasy
, Orson Scott Card\'s InterGalactic Medicine Show , and Strange Horizons . His story "Little Gods" (online) (2002) was nominated for Nebula Award
Nebula Award
for the Best Short Story . His story "Hart & Boot," first published in Polyphony 4 , was reprinted in Best American Short Stories: 2005
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John Pratt (soldier)
American Revolutionary War
American Revolutionary War
* Battles of Saratoga
Battles of Saratoga
Northwest Indian War * Harmar Campaign
Harmar Campaign
Captain John Pratt's Signature JOHN PRATT (October 12, 1753 – December 27, 1824) was an officer in the United States
United States
Army who served as acting Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1790 to 1791. SEE ALSO * List of Adjutant Generals of the U.S. Army REFERENCES * Heitman, Francis B. (1903). Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States
United States
Army, Volume 1. Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
: Government Printing Office . pp. 37, 804. * Lytle, Richard M.; Gordon, Martin (2004). Soldiers of America's First Army, 1791. Lanham, Maryland : Scarecrow Press . p. 163
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John Pratt (footballer)
JOHN PRATT (born 26 June 1948 in Hackney, London ) is an English former, professional footballer . He spent much of his career at Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur
and played as a midfielder . CONTENTS * 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur
career * 2 Bill Nicholson quote * 3 Later career * 4 Today * 5 Honours * 6 References * 7 External links TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR CAREERPratt signed for the club as a junior in November, 1965. He made his debut in April 1969 against Arsenal . Making 415 appearances and scoring 49 goals in all competitions in 11 seasons at the club. He always gave 100% in his midfield duties but was often made the scapegoat when Spurs performed poorly, and never quite winning over certain sections of the White Hart Lane crowd. In his career at Spurs he played in every outfield position
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David Pratt (footballer)
DAVID PRATT (5 March 1896 – 28 July 1967) was a Scottish football player and manager. His career encompassed time spent in both England and Scotland, as well as a spell in Wales
Wales
. As a player, he was used both as a defender and as a midfielder on the outside left . He started his career at Celtic in 1919, before moving to England two years later to play for Bradford City . In 1923 he moved on to Liverpool , where he would remain for the next four years. He then ended his playing career after spells with Bury and Yeovil Town . He got his break in management with Yeovil Town in 1929, before he was installed as Clapton Orient manager in 1933. His reign was to only last one year, and he spent a spell in 1935 as Notts County manager, before he returned to Scotland later in the year to manage Heart of Midlothian
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