Currie, Phillip

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Currie, Phillip Gender: M
born on 13 March 1949 at 00:15 (= 12:15 AM )
Place Brampton, Canada, 43n41, 79w46
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: McKay-Clements
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 22°19' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 29°54 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 00°54'


Canadian palaeontologist and museum curator who helped found the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta and is now a professor at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. In the 1980s he became the director of the Canada-China Dinosaur Project, the first cooperative palaeontological partnering between China and the West since the Central Asiatic Expeditions in the 1920s, and helped describe some of the first feathered dinosaurs. He is one of the primary editors of the influential Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs, and his areas of expertise include theropods (especially Tyrannosauridae), the origin of birds, and dinosaurian migration patterns and herding behavior. He was one of the models for palaeontologist Alan Grant in the film Jurassic Park. (Source: Wikipedia)

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Gain social status 23 June 1998 (Announced proof of bird-dinosaur link)
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Source Notes

John McKay-Clements quotes him in a postcard, 1997, "I seem to remember ... just after midnight."


  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (Curator at museum)
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Paleontology)