Stephen King

Television Producer / Actor / Columnist / Screenwriter / Journalist / Teacher / Novelist / Writer / Film Director | * 09/21/1947 (76) | Portland, Maine (United States of America (USA))
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author. Called the "King of Horror", he has also explored other genres, among them suspense, crime, science-fiction, fantasy and mystery. He has also written approximately 200 short stories, most of which have been published in collections. His debut, Carrie (1974), established him in horror. Different Seasons (1982), a collection of four novellas, was his first major departure from the genre. Among the films adapted from King's fiction are Carrie, Christine, The Shining, The Dead Zone, Stand by Me, Misery, Dolores Claiborne, The Shawshan..."> ()
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Stephen King is 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 | Thriller | Drama

Known for these Movies & Shows

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 World Horror Convention Grand Master Award Shirley Jackson Award Hammett Prize 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(23)

as Self (archive footage)2023 King on Screen
as Self - Writer (archive footage)2020 Stephen King: A Necessary Evil
as Shopkeeper2019 It Chapter Two
as himself2018 101 Seconds
as Himself (voice)2013 Stuck in Love
as Newsreader (voice) (uncredited)2007 Diary of the Dead
as Stephen King (uncredited)2005 Fever Pitch
as Pharmacist1996 Thinner
as Cemetery Caretaker1992 Sleepwalkers
as Bus Driver1991 Golden Years
as Minister1989 Pet Sematary
as Truck Driver (segment "The Hitchhiker")1987 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(17)

as (voice)2020 Duncanville
as Diner Patron2013 Under the Dome
as himself2012 Finding Your Roots
as Bachman2008 Sons of Anarchy
as himself2008 Markus Lanz
as himself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Various (voice)1994 Baseball
as Brian (voice)1993 Frasier
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as himself1952 Today

Movies with Stephen King as Crew(189)

Writing/Novel2023 The Long Walk
Writing/Writer2023 Elevation
Writing/Novel2023 Salem's Lot
Writing/Novel2023 The Breathing Method
Writing/Writer2023 I Know What You Need
Writing/Novel2023 Christine
Writing/Short Story2023 The Boogeyman
Writing/Writer2023 The Regulators
Writing/Characters2023 Overlook Hotel
Production/Executive Producer2023 The Stand
Writing/Writer2023 The Stand
Writing/Novel2023 Mile 81
Writing/Novel2023 Pet Sematary: Bloodlines
Writing/Writer2023 From a Buick 8
Writing/Novel2023 The Running Man
Writing/Short Story2023 All That You Love
Writing/Author2023 Rest Stop
Writing/Novel2023 Revival
Writing/Novel2023 The Dark Half
Writing/Story2023 The Monkey
Writing/Novel2023 Fairy Tale
Writing/Novel2022 Firestarter
Writing/Story2022 The Stationary Bike
Writing/Writer2022 She Burns in Hell: Chapter 2
Production/Executive Producer2022 Mr. Harrigan's Phone
Writing/Short Story2022 Mr. Harrigan's Phone
Writing/Story2021 Dedication
Writing/Story2021 Stationary Bike
Writing/Story2021 Graduation Afternoon
Writing/Writer2021 One for the Road
Writing/Writer2021 Cain Rose Up
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/Writer2019 Rainy Season
Writing/Novel2019 The Tale of Timmy Baterman
Writing/Writer2019 Rest Stop.
Writing/Writer2019 Beachworld
Writing/Writer2018 Mute
Writing/Characters2018 Children of the Corn: Runaway
Writing/Writer2018 The Man Who Loved Flowers
Writing/Original Story2018 I Am the Doorway
Writing/Screenplay2017 Lost Souls' Fables
Writing/Story2017 Suffer the Little Children
Writing/Writer2017 The Man Who Loved Flowers
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/Writer2016 Otto
Writing/Writer2016 Nona
Writing/Novel2016 Cell
Writing/Screenplay2016 Cell
Writing/Short Story2015 Willa
Writing/Writer2015 Harvey's Dream
Writing/Writer2014 A Good Marriage
Writing/Writer2014 Susannah's Lesson
Writing/Story2014 Mercy
Writing/Writer2014 Big Driver
Writing/Novel2013 Carrie
Writing/Writer2013 Harvey's Dream
Writing/Writer2013 Willa
Writing/Novel2013 Woh
Writing/Writer2012 The Things They Left Behind
Writing/Story2012 Grey Matter
Writing/Writer2012 Mute
Writing/Writer2012 In the Deathroom
Writing/Characters2011 Children of the Corn: Genesis
Writing/Writer2011 Message from Jerusalem
Writing/Writer2011 Harvey's Dream
Writing/Story2011 One for the Road
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
Crew/Thanks2007 The Mist
Writing/Novel2007 The Mist
Writing/Writer2007 No Smoking
Writing/Writer2006 Umney's Last Case
Writing/Writer2006 Walking Ghost
Writing/Idea2006 Lovecraft's Pillow
Production/Executive Producer2006 Desperation
Writing/Novel2006 Desperation
Writing/Teleplay2006 Desperation
Writing/Writer2005 La Femme dans 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/Book2001 Hearts in Atlantis
Writing/Characters2001 The Mangler 2
Writing/Characters2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation
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 Trucks
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/Short Story1986 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/Short Story1985 The Devil's Gift
Writing/Story1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales
Writing/Novel1984 Firestarter
Writing/Short Story1984 Children of the Corn
Writing/Short Story1983 The Woman in the Room
Writing/Novel1983 The Dead Zone
Writing/Novel1983 Cujo
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(27)

Writing/Characters2024 Welcome to Derry
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
Production/Executive Producer2017 Mr. Mercedes
Writing/Novel2013 Under the Dome
Writing/Writer2013 Under the Dome
Writing/Original Story2010 Haven
Writing/Short Story2010 Haven
Writing/Writer2002 The Dead Zone
Creator/Creator2002 The Dead Zone
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

Additional Information

Full Name: Stephen Edwin King
Born: Sunday, 09/21 1947 (September) in Portland, Maine (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 76 years + 250 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, Writers Guild of America, East
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 (36x, Actress)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Frank Darabont (17x, Crew)
Maggie Roswell (17x, Actress)
Mick Garris (15x, Crew)
George A. Romero (15x, Crew)
Ken Burns (14x, Crew)
Gregory Nicotero (13x, Crew)
John Lithgow (12x, Actor)
David Duchovny (10x, Actor)
Tom Savini (10x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:304, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2024