Gerry Anderson (1929 - 2012) on Flickr.
At 26 December 2012, Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson(1929 - 2012) passed away. His puppet adventures thrilled millions of children across the world. Anderson was responsible for some of the most instantly recognisable characters and series ever made for television. Never mind that most of his creations came with strings attached (quite literally), shows like Thunderbirds, Stingray and Captain Scarlet remain timeless, delighting and inspiring generation upon generation of children.