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Stephen King

Crew | * 09/21/1947 (71) | Portland, Maine, USA
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Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television series, and comic books. King has published 58 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and six non-fiction books. He has written around 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 oeuvre, such as the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (2004), and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America (2007). In 2015, King was awarded with a National Medal of Arts from the United States National Endowment for the Arts for his contributions to literature. He has been described as the "King of Horror". ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Drama | Thriller

Known for these Movies & Shows

The Green Mile

R

1999 | 4.2/5 | 3h 9min
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The Shawshank Redemption

Certification unknown

1994 | 4.3/5 | 2h 22min
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Creepshow

R

1982 | 3.4/5 | 2h
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Maximum Overdrive

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1986 | 2.7/5 | 1h 37min
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Awards & Nominations for Stephen King

National Book Award 3x Edgar Award 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 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries Nebula Award for Best Script

Movies with Stephen King as Actor(14)

as Himself (voice)2012 Stuck in Love
as Himself (uncredited)2005 Fever Pitch
as Pharmacist1996 Thinner
as Cemetery Caretaker1992 Sleepwalkers
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(10)

as Diner Patron2013 Under the Dome
as Voice1994 Baseball
as Guest Caller - Brian1993 Frasier
1952 Today

Movies with Stephen King as Crew(124)

Writing/Novel2019 Pet Sematary
Writing/Novel2019 In the Tall Grass
Writing/Novel2019 Firestarter
Writing/Novel2019 Overlook Hotel
Writing/Novel2019 It: Chapter Two
Writing/Short Story2019 My Pretty Pony
Production/Producer2019 Doctor Sleep
Production/Executive Producer2019 Doctor Sleep
Writing/Novel2019 Doctor Sleep
Writing/Writer2018 One for the Road
Writing/Characters2018 Children of the Corn: Runaway
Writing/Original Story2018 I Am the Doorway
Writing/Novel2017 1922
Writing/Story2017 Rainy Season
Writing/Novel2017 The Dark Tower
Production/Producer2017 The Dark Tower
Writing/Novel2017 Gerald's Game
Writing/Short Story2017 I Am the Doorway
Writing/Novel2017 It
Writing/Original Story2016 In the Deathroom
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/Writer2013 Willa
Writing/Story2012 Grey Matter
Writing/Story2010 The Boogeyman
Writing/Writer2009 Everything's Eventual
Writing/Writer2009 Children of the Corn
Writing/Screenplay2009 Children of the Corn
Writing/Novel2009 Dolan's Cadillac
Writing/Original Story2007 1408
Writing/Novel2007 The Mist
Crew/Thanks2007 The Mist
Writing/Idea2006 Lovecraft's Pillow
Production/Executive Producer2006 Desperation
Writing/Novel2006 Desperation
Writing/Teleplay2006 Desperation
Writing/Writer2005 The Mangler Reborn
Writing/Novel2004 Riding the Bullet
Production/Executive Producer2004 Riding the Bullet
Writing/Writer2004 Kingdom Hospital
Writing/Novel2004 Secret Window
Writing/Novel2003 Dreamcatcher
Writing/Characters2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer
Production/Executive Producer2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer
Writing/Writer2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer
Writing/Novel2002 Carrie
Writing/Short Story2002 Stephen King's Rainy Season
Writing/Screenplay2002 Rose Red
Production/Executive Producer2002 Rose Red
Writing/Novel2002 The Dead Zone
Writing/Novel2002 Firestarter 2: Rekindled
Writing/Book2002 Night Surf
Writing/Writer2001 Strawberry Spring
Writing/Writer2001 Hearts in Atlantis
Writing/Writer2001 The Mangler 2
Writing/Characters2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation
Writing/Novel1999 The Green Mile
Crew/Thanks1999 The Green Mile
Writing/Characters1999 The Rage: Carrie 2
Writing/Original Story1999 Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return
Writing/Screenplay1998 Apt Pupil
Writing/Original Story1998 Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror
Writing/Story1997 Ghosts
Writing/Author1997 Trucks
Writing/Original Story1997 Quicksilver Highway
Writing/Writer1997 The Night Flier
Writing/Characters1996 Sometimes They Come Back... Again
Writing/Original Story1996 Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering
Writing/Novel1996 Thinner
Writing/Writer1995 The Langoliers
Writing/Novel1995 Dolores Claiborne
Writing/Short Story1995 The Mangler
Writing/Novel1994 The Shawshank Redemption
Crew/Thanks1994 The Shawshank Redemption
Writing/Novel1994 The Stand
Writing/Novel1993 The Dark Half
Writing/Novel1993 Needful Things
Writing/Writer1992 Pet Sematary II
Writing/Screenplay1992 Sleepwalkers
Writing/Writer1991 Golden Years
Writing/Story1991 Sometimes They Come Back
Writing/Writer1990 Graveyard Shift
Writing/Novel1990 Misery
Writing/Screenplay1989 Pet Sematary
Writing/Book1989 Pet Sematary
Writing/Writer1987 A Return to Salem's Lot
Writing/Novel1987 The Running Man
Writing/Story1987 Creepshow 2
Writing/Short Story1987 The Lawnmower Man
Directing/Director1986 Maximum Overdrive
Writing/Original Story1986 Maximum Overdrive
Writing/Screenplay1986 Maximum Overdrive
Writing/Writer1986 Srazhenie
Writing/Novel1986 Stand by Me
Writing/Screenplay1985 Silver Bullet
Writing/Novel1985 Silver Bullet
Writing/Screenplay1985 Cat's Eye
Writing/Writer1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales
Writing/Novel1984 Firestarter
Writing/Novel1984 Children of the Corn
Writing/Story1983 The Woman in the Room
Writing/Novel1983 The Dead Zone
Writing/Novel1983 Cujo
Writing/Story1983 Disciples of the Crow
Writing/Novel1983 Christine
Writing/Screenplay1982 Creepshow
Writing/Story1982 The Boogeyman
Writing/Novel1980 The Shining
Writing/Writer1979 Salem's Lot
Writing/Novel1976 Carrie

TV Shows/Series with Stephen King as Crew(14)

Writing/Characters2018 Castle Rock
Writing/Novel2017 The Mist
Production/Executive Producer2017 Mr. Mercedes
Writing/Novel2017 Princess Principal
Writing/Novel2013 Under the Dome
Writing/Writer2013 Under the Dome
Writing/Writer2013 Beni Böyle Sev
Writing/Novel2010 Haven
Writing/Writer2002 The Dead Zone
Writing/Writer1995 The Outer Limits
Writing/Writer1993 The X-Files
Writing/Story1988 Monsters
Writing/Writer1985 The Twilight Zone

Additional Information

Full Name: Stephen King
Born: 09/21/1947 in Portland (current age: 71)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Lisbon High School, University of Maine
Net worth estimate: 400,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Tabitha King
Children: Joe Hill, Owen King, Naomi King
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"
"Richard Bachmann" (Pseudonym)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:304, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2019