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Stephen King

Television Producer / Actor / Columnist / Screenwriter / Journalist / Teacher / Novelist / Writer / Film Director | * 09/21/1947 (75) | Portland, Maine (United States of America (USA))
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels. Described as the "King of Horror", a play on his surname and a reference to his high standing in pop culture, his books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many have been adapted into films, television series, miniseries, and comic books. King has published 64 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. He has also written approximately 200 short stories, most of which have been published in book collections. King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, and British Fantasy Society Awards. In 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He has also received awards for his contribution to literature for his entire bibliography, such as the 2004 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the 2007 Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. In 2015, he was awarded with a National Medal of Arts from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts for his contributions to literature. ()
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An American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, which have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books. As of 2011, King has written and published 49 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, five non-fiction books, and nine collections of short stories. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine. King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, British Fantasy Society Awards, his novella The Way Station was a Nebula Award novelette nominee, and in 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Drama | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Stephen King

National Book Award 3x Edgar Awards 2x Grand prix de l'Imaginaire 3x Bram Stoker Award 3x Bram Stoker Award for Novel Bram Stoker Award for Best Non-Fiction National Medal of Arts O. Henry Award Shirley Jackson Award for Single-Author Collection Goodreads Choice Awards Hugo Award for Best Related Work Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series Nebula Award for Best Script Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director

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Movies with Stephen King as Actor(21)

as Shopkeeper2019 It Chapter Two
as Himself (voice)2013 Stuck in Love
as Newsreader (voice) (uncredited)2008 Diary of the Dead
as Stephen King (uncredited)2005 Fever Pitch
as Pharmacist1996 Thinner
as Cemetery Caretaker1992 Sleepwalkers
as Bus Driver1991 Golden Years
as Priest1989 Pet Sematary
as Truck Driver1987 Creepshow 2
as Man at Bank ATM (uncredited)1986 Maximum Overdrive
as Jordy Verrill (segment "The Lonesome Death Of Jordy Verrill")1982 Creepshow
as Hoagie Man1981 Knightriders

TV Shows/Series with Stephen King as Actor(21)

as Tom Holby2015 Beautiful You
as Diner Patron2013 Under the Dome
as himself2012 Finding Your Roots
as himself2008 Markus Lanz
as The Pharmacist2003 Playmakers
as Lawyer in Ad2003 Animal Cops: Houston
as himself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as Voice1994 Baseball
as Brian (voice)1993 Frasier
as Teddy Weizak1975 King of Kensington
1952 Today

Movies with Stephen King as Crew(162)

Writing/Novel2022 Salem's Lot
Writing/Short Story2022 The Boogeyman
Writing/Novel2022 Firestarter
Writing/Writer2022 Cain Rose Up
Production/Executive Producer2022 Mr. Harrigan's Phone
Writing/Short Story2022 Mr. Harrigan's Phone
Writing/Novel2022 The Dark Half
Writing/Story2021 Dedication
Writing/Novel2021 The Long Walk
Writing/Writer2021 Elevation
Writing/Novel2021 The Breathing Method
Writing/Novel2021 Christine
Writing/Story2021 Stationary Bike
Writing/Characters2021 Overlook Hotel
Writing/Story2021 Graduation Afternoon
Writing/Novel2021 The Running Man
Writing/Writer2021 One for the Road
Writing/Author2021 Rest Stop
Writing/Novel2021 Revival
Writing/Short Story2020 Children of the Corn
Writing/Story2020 Morning Deliveries
Writing/Writer2020 A Creepshow Animated Special
Writing/Writer2020 One for the Road
Writing/Novel2019 Pet Sematary
Writing/Story2019 Rest Stop
Writing/Story2019 Into the Night
Writing/Story2019 A Very Tight Place
Writing/Novel2019 In the Tall Grass
Writing/Novel2019 It Chapter Two
Production/Executive Producer2019 Doctor Sleep
Writing/Novel2019 Doctor Sleep
Writing/Novel2019 The Tale of Timmy Baterman
Writing/Writer2019 Beachworld
Writing/Characters2018 Children of the Corn: Runaway
Writing/Original Story2018 I Am the Doorway
Writing/Screenplay2017 Lost Souls' Fables
Writing/Story2017 Suffer the Little Children
Writing/Novel2017 1922
Writing/Story2017 Rainy Season
Writing/Short Story2017 My Pretty Pony
Production/Producer2017 The Dark Tower
Writing/Novel2017 The Dark Tower
Writing/Story2017 Dedication
Writing/Novel2017 Gerald's Game
Writing/Short Story2017 I Am the Doorway
Writing/Novel2017 It
Writing/Original Story2016 In the Deathroom
Writing/Short Story2016 Harvey's Dream
Writing/Novel2016 Cell
Writing/Screenplay2016 Cell
Writing/Short Story2015 Willa
Writing/Writer2014 A Good Marriage
Writing/Story2014 Mercy
Writing/Writer2014 Big Driver
Writing/Novel2013 Carrie
Writing/Story2013 Postman Pat's Pet Sematary
Writing/Writer2013 Willa
Writing/Novel2013 Woh
Writing/Writer2012 The Things They Left Behind
Writing/Story2012 Grey Matter
Writing/Characters2011 Children of the Corn: Genesis
Writing/Story2010 The Boogeyman
Writing/Short Story2010 The Man Who Loved Flowers
Writing/Short Story2009 Everything's Eventual
Writing/Short Story2009 Children of the Corn
Writing/Short Story2009 Dolan's Cadillac
Writing/Writer2008 All That You Love
Writing/Short Story2007 1408
Writing/Writer2007 1408
Crew/Thanks2007 The Mist
Writing/Novel2007 The Mist
Writing/Writer2007 No Smoking
Writing/Idea2006 Lovecraft's Pillow
Production/Executive Producer2006 Desperation
Writing/Teleplay2006 Desperation
Writing/Novel2006 Desperation
Writing/Writer2005 La Femme Fans La Chambre
Writing/Characters2005 The Mangler Reborn
Production/Executive Producer2004 Riding the Bullet
Writing/Novel2004 Riding the Bullet
Writing/Writer2004 Kingdom Hospital
Writing/Novel2004 Secret Window
Writing/Novel2003 Dreamcatcher
Production/Executive Producer2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer
Writing/Characters2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer
Writing/Novel2003 Julie Ganapathi
Writing/Novel2002 Carrie
Writing/Short Story2002 Rainy Season
Writing/Novel2002 The Dead Zone
Writing/Book2002 Night Surf
Writing/Writer2001 Strawberry Spring
Writing/Writer2001 Hearts in Atlantis
Writing/Characters2001 The Mangler 2
Writing/Characters2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation
Writing/Short Story2000 Trucks
Crew/Thanks1999 The Green Mile
Writing/Novel1999 The Green Mile
Writing/Characters1999 The Rage: Carrie 2
Writing/Novel1998 Apt Pupil
Writing/Story1997 Ghosts
Writing/Short Story1997 Quicksilver Highway
Writing/Short Story1997 The Night Flier
Writing/Characters1996 Sometimes They Come Back... Again
Writing/Novel1996 Thinner
Writing/Short Story1996 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace
Writing/Novel1995 Dolores Claiborne
Writing/Short Story1995 The Mangler
Writing/Writer1995 The Mangler
Crew/Thanks1994 The Shawshank Redemption
Writing/Novel1994 The Shawshank Redemption
Writing/Novel1993 The Dark Half
Writing/Novel1993 Needful Things
Writing/Characters1992 Pet Sematary II
Writing/Short Story1992 The Lawnmower Man
Writing/Screenplay1992 Sleepwalkers
Writing/Writer1991 Golden Years
Writing/Short Story1991 Sometimes They Come Back
Writing/Short Story1990 Graveyard Shift
Writing/Novel1990 Misery
Writing/Screenplay1989 Pet Sematary
Writing/Novel1989 Pet Sematary
Writing/Characters1987 A Return to Salem's Lot
Writing/Novel1987 The Running Man
Writing/Writer1987 Creepshow 2
Writing/Short Story1987 The Lawnmower Man
Writing/Writer1987 The Last Rung on the Ladder
Directing/Director1986 Maximum Overdrive
Writing/Screenplay1986 Maximum Overdrive
Writing/Short Story1986 Maximum Overdrive
Writing/Writer1986 Battle
Writing/Novel1986 Stand by Me
Writing/Screenplay1985 Silver Bullet
Writing/Novel1985 Silver Bullet
Writing/Screenplay1985 Cat's Eye
Writing/Short Story1985 Cat's Eye
Writing/Story1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales
Writing/Novel1984 Firestarter
Writing/Short Story1984 Children of the Corn
Writing/Writer1984 Children of the Corn
Writing/Short Story1984 The Devil's Gift
Writing/Story1983 The Woman in the Room
Writing/Novel1983 The Dead Zone
Writing/Novel1983 Cujo
Writing/Story1983 Disciples of the Crow
Writing/Short Story1983 Disciples of the Crow
Writing/Novel1983 Christine
Writing/Screenplay1982 Creepshow
Writing/Short Story1982 The Boogeyman
Writing/Novel1980 The Shining
Writing/Novel1976 Carrie

TV Shows/Series with Stephen King as Crew(44)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Lisey's Story
Writing/Novel2021 Lisey's Story
Writing/Teleplay2021 Lisey's Story
Creator/Creator2021 Lisey's Story
Writing/Short Story2021 Chapelwaite
Writing/Novel2020 The Outsider
Writing/Characters2018 Castle Rock
Production/Executive Producer2018 Castle Rock
Writing/Novel2017 The Mist
Writing/Novel2017 Kizlarim Icin
Production/Executive Producer2017 Mr. Mercedes
Writing/Novel2017 Princess Principal
Writing/Short Story2015 Beautiful You
Writing/Writer2015 Beautiful You
Writing/Novel2013 Under the Dome
Writing/Writer2013 Under the Dome
Writing/Writer2013 Love Me as I Am
Writing/Novel2013 Vive cantando
Writing/Novel2010 Haven
Writing/Short Story2010 Haven
Production/Executive Producer2006 The King Dae Joyoung
Production/Executive Producer2003 Playmakers
Writing/Novel2003 Playmakers
Production/Executive Producer2003 Animal Cops: Houston
Writing/Screenplay2003 Animal Cops: Houston
Writing/Writer2002 The Dead Zone
Creator/Creator2002 The Dead Zone
Production/Executive Producer2002 Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi
Writing/Novel1999 The Awful Truth
Writing/Novel1998 Hyperion Bay
Writing/Writer1995 The Outer Limits
Writing/Writer1993 The X-Files
Writing/Story1988 Monsters
Writing/Writer1985 The Twilight Zone
Writing/Writer1984 Tales from the Darkside
Writing/Story1984 Tales from the Darkside
Creator/Creator1984 Tales from the Darkside
Writing/Novel1976 The Kids From C.A.P.E.R.
Writing/Novel1975 King of Kensington
Production/Executive Producer1975 King of Kensington

Additional Information

Full Name: Stephen Edwin King
Born: Sunday, 09/21 1947 (September) in Portland, Maine (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 75 years + 77 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Lisbon High School, University of Maine, Hampden Academy, Lisbon Falls High School
Employer: Hampden Academy
Member of: Rock Bottom Remainders
Net worth estimate: 400,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Tabitha King
Children: Joe Hill, Owen King, Naomi King
Father: Donald Edwin King
Mother: Nellie Pillsbury
Influenced by/Role models: Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe, Shirley Jackson, H. P. Lovecraft, Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, John D. MacDonald, Don Robertson, Burton Hatlen
Other names for Stephen King (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Stephen Edwin King"
"John Swithen"
"Richard Bachman" (Pseudonym)
"스티븐 킹"
"Beryl Evans"
"Στίβεν Κινγκ"
"Стивен Кинг"
Stephen King frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Frank Darabont (15x, Crew)
Mick Garris (14x, Crew)
George A. Romero (14x, Crew)
Gregory Nicotero (12x, Crew)
Michael Moore (12x, Actor)
Tom Savini (11x, Actor)
John Lithgow (10x, Actor)
David Duchovny (10x, Actor)
Mike Flanagan (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:304, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/21/2022