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Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and Donald Edwin King, a merchant seaman. His father was born under the surname "Pollock", but used the last name "King", under which Stephen was born. He has an ... See full bio »
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 2015 Gerald's Game (novel) (announced)
 2015 Lisey's Story (novel) (announced)
 2015 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: Popsy (Short) (story) (announced)
  Doorway (Short) (story) (announced)
  The Talisman (TV Mini-Series) (novel) (announced)
 2016 11/22/63 (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 9 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
 2015 Mr. Mercedes (TV Series) (book) (pre-production)
 2015 Strawberry Spring (Short) (story) (pre-production)
 2015 Death Room (Short) (story) (pre-production)
  It (novel) (pre-production)
 2016 Grey Matter (Short) (short story) (filming)
 2015/II Mute (Short) (story by) (filming)
 2015/I I Am the Doorway (Short) (based on a short story by) (post-production)
 2015 The Death of Jack Hamilton (Short) (story) (post-production)
 2015 The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short) (story "The Man Who Loved Flowers") (post-production)
 2015 Cell (based on the novel by) / (screenplay) (post-production)
 2015/IV I Am the Doorway (Short) (short story) (post-production)
 2013/I The Boogeyman (Short) (writer) (post-production)
 2015 Willa (Short) (short story) (completed)
 2014 Beachworld (Short) (from the short story by) (completed)
 2014 Harvey's Dream (Short) (writer) (completed)
 2014/I Night Surf (Short) (short story) (completed)
 2014 The Boogeyman (short story) (completed)
 2012 The Last Rung on the Ladder (Short) (story) (completed)
 2015 Ayana (TV Movie) (short story) (announced)
 2015/III I Am the Doorway (story) (announced)
  Rose Madder (novel) (announced)
 2015/II Rest Stop (Short) (short story "Rest Stop")
 2010-2014 Haven (TV Series) (short story "The Colorado Kid" - 65 episodes)
- Chosen (2014) ... (short story "The Colorado Kid")
- Chemistry (2014) ... (short story "The Colorado Kid")
- Reflections (2014) ... (short story "The Colorado Kid")
- Mortality (2014) ... (short story "The Colorado Kid")
- Morbidity (2014) ... (short story "The Colorado Kid")
 2014 Big Driver (TV Movie) (story)
 2014/I Mercy (short story)
 2014 A Good Marriage (short story - screenplay)
 2014 Big Driver (Short) (short story)
  Under the Dome (TV Series) (book - 26 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Go Now (2014) ... (book)
- Turn (2014) ... (book)
- Black Ice (2014) ... (book)
- The Fall (2014) ... (book)
- The Red Door (2014) ... (book)
 2014/I Cain (Short) (short story)
 2013 In The Deathroom (Short) (writer)
 2013 Survivor Type (Short) (original story)
 2013 Carrie (novel)
 2013/III The Boogeyman (Short) (story)
 2013 The Doctor's Case (Short) (short story)
 2013 Ayana (Short) (short story)
 2013 Cain Rose Up (Short) (story)
 2013 Here There May Be Tygers (Short) (story)
 2013 The Reaper's Image (Short) (writer)
 2012 A Very Tight Place (Short) (story)
 2012 Bike (Short) (story)
 2012 Popsy (Short) (writer)
 2012 The Reaper's Image (Short) (novel)
 2012/I Willa (short story)
 2012/III Love Never Dies (Short) (story)
 2012 Survivor Type (Short) (short story)
 2012 Maxwell Edison (Short) (story "The Man Who Loved Flowers")
 2012/II Mute (Short) (story)
 2012 The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short)
 2012 Stephen King's The Boogeyman (Short) (novel) / (story)
 2012 Grey Matter (Short) (story)
 2012/I Mute (Short) (story)
 2011 Everything's Eventual (Short) (short story)
 2011 In the Deathroom (Short)
 2011/IV Mute (Short) (short story)
 2011 Survivor Type (Short) (short story)
 2011 The Things They Left Behind (Short) (story)
 2011 Bag of Bones (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2011) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 1 (2011) ... (based on the novel by)
 2011/I One for the Road (Short) (story)
 2011 Tussenstop (Short) (story)
 2011/I Mute (Short) (short story)
 2011 Harvey's Dream (Video short) (novel)
 2011 Message from Jerusalem (Short) (story)
 2010 Hard Ride (Short) (story)
 2010/II Cain Rose Up (Short) (short story)
 2010 All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Short) (short story)
 2010/I Cain Rose Up (Short) (short story)
 2010 One for the Road (Short) (author)
 2010 The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short) (short story)
 2010 Flowers for Norma (Short) (short story "The Man Who Loved Flowers")
 2010 The Boogeyman (Short) (story)
 2010 The Charning (Video short)
 2010 Here There Be Tigers (Short) (story)
 2009 Popsy (Short) (short story)
 2009 Everything's Eventual (short story)
 2009 Children of the Corn (TV Movie) (short story) / (teleplay)
 2009 Dolan's Cadillac (short story)
 2009 In the Deathroom (Video short) (short story)
 2009 My Pretty Pony (Short) (story)
 2009 The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands (Short) (story)
 2008 All That You Love (Short) (short story)
 2008 The Talisman (Short) (novel "The Talisman")
 2007 The Mist (novella)
 2007 El sueño de Harvey (Short) (story "Harvey's Dream")
  The Dead Zone (TV Series) (characters from the novel - 77 episodes, 2002 - 2007) (based on the characters from the novel - 4 episodes, 2007)
- Denouement (2007) ... (based on the characters from the novel)
- Ambush (2007) ... (based on the characters from the novel)
- Exile (2007) ... (based on the characters from the novel)
- Drift (2007) ... (based on the characters from the novel)
- Transgressions (2007) ... (characters from the novel)
 2007 Paul's Dream (Short) (story "Harvey's Dream")
 2007 1408 (short story)
 2006 Walking Ghost (Short) (story)
 2006 Popsy (Short) (short story) / (story)
 2006 Lovecraft's Pillow (Short) (suggestion)
 2006/I Tyger (Short) (short story)
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 8 episodes)
- You Know They Got a Hell of a Band (2006) ... (short story)
- Autopsy Room Four (2006) ... (short story)
- The Road Virus Heads North (2006) ... (short story)
- The Fifth Quarter (2006) ... (short story)
- Umney's Last Case (2006) ... (short story)
 2006 Suffer the Little Children (Short) (story)
 2006 Desperation (TV Movie) (novel "Desperation") / (teleplay)
 2006 Umney's Last Case (Short) (short story)
 2005 I Know What You Need (Short) (short story)
 2005 La femme dans la chambre (Short) (short story)
 2005 Gotham Cafe (Short) (short story)
 2005 Home delivery: Servicio a domicilio (Short) (short story)
 2005 Sorry, Right Number (Short) (teleplay)
 2005 Luckey Quarter (Short) (short story)
 2004 Riding the Bullet (novella "Riding the Bullet")
 2004 All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Short) (short story)
  Kingdom Hospital (TV Series) (6 episodes, 2004) (developed for U.S. television by - 3 episodes, 2004) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 2004)
- Seizure Day (2004)
- Heartless (2004)
- Black Noise (2004)
- Hook's Kingdom (2004)
 2004 'Salem's Lot (TV Movie) (novel "Salem's Lot")
 2004 All That You Love (Short) (short story)
 2004 The Road Virus Heads North (Short) (short story)
 2004 The Man in the Black Suit (Short) (short story)
 2004 Secret Window (novella "Four Past Midnight: Secret Window, Secret Garden")
 2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (TV Movie) (characters)
 2003 Autopsy Room Four (Short) (short story)
 2003 Dreamcatcher (novel "Dreamcatcher")
 2002 Rainy Season (Short) (short story)
 2002 The Dead Zone (Video) (novel)
 2002 Carrie (TV Movie) (novel)
 2002 Night Surf (Short) (short story)
 2002 Firestarter 2: Rekindled (TV Movie) (novel "Firestarter")
 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (written by)
 2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation (Video) (characters)
 2001 Hearts in Atlantis (book)
 2001 Strawberry Spring (Short) (short story)
 2000/II Paranoid (Short) (poem "Paranoid: A Chant")
 1999 The Green Mile (novel)
 1999 Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (Video) (short story "Children of the Corn")
 1999 The Rage: Carrie 2 (characters)
 1999 Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... (written by)
 1998 Sometimes They Come Back... for More (Video) (characters)
 1998 Apt Pupil (novella "Apt Pupil")
 1998 Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (Video) (short story "Children of the Corn")
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Chinga (1998) ... (written by)
 1997 The Night Flier (story)
 1997 Trucks (TV Movie) (short story)
 1997 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson (1997) ... (short story)
 1997/I Ghosts (Short) (concept) / (story)
  The Shining (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes, 1997) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1997)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (novel) / (teleplay)
 1997 Quicksilver Highway (TV Movie) (short story "Chattery Teeth")
 1996 The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short) (short story)
 1996 Thinner (novel)
 1996 Children of the Corn: The Gathering (Video) (short story "Children of the Corn")
 1996 Sometimes They Come Back... Again (Video) (characters)
 1995 The Langoliers (TV Mini-Series) (novella "From Four Past Midnight")
 1995 Dolores Claiborne (book)
 1995 The Mangler (short story)
 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (short story "Children of the Corn")
 1994 The Shawshank Redemption (short story "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption")
 1994 Nightshift Collection (Video) (story)
  The Stand (TV Mini-Series) (book - 4 episodes, 1994) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1994)
- The Stand (1994) ... (book) / (teleplay)
- The Betrayal (1994) ... (book) / (teleplay)
- The Dreams (1994) ... (book) / (teleplay)
- The Plague (1994) ... (book) / (teleplay)
 1993 Needful Things (book)
 1993 The Tommyknockers (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1993 The Dark Half (novel "The Dark Half")
 1992 Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (short story "Children of the Corn")
 1992 Sleepwalkers (written by)
 1992 The Lawnmower Man (title only - credit removed following lawsuit)
 1991 Golden Years (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Second Chance (1991) ... (writer)
- Time and Time Again (1991) ... (writer)
 1991 Sometimes They Come Back (TV Movie) (short story)
 1991 Monsters (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Moving Finger (1991) ... (story)
 1990 Misery (novel "Misery")
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1990 Graveyard Shift (short story)
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (short story - segment "Cat From Hell")
 1989 Pet Sematary (novel) / (screenplay)
  Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1987) (story - 1 episode, 1984)
- Sorry, Right Number (1987) ... (writer)
- The Word Processor of the Gods (1984) ... (story)
 1987 The Running Man (novel - as Richard Bachman)
 1987 A Return to Salem's Lot (characters)
 1987 Creepshow 2 (stories)
 1987 Apt Pupil (novel)
 1987 The Last Rung on the Ladder (Short) (short story)
 1987 The Lawnmower Man (Short) (short story)
 1986 Stand by Me (novella "The Body")
 1986 Maximum Overdrive (short story "Trucks") / (written by)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode)
- Gramma/Personal Demons/Cold Reading (1986) ... (based on the short story by - segment "Gramma")
 1986 Srazhenie (Short) (short story)
 1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales (Video) (story)
 1985 Silver Bullet (novella "Cycle of the Werewolf") / (screenplay)
 1985 Cat's Eye (screenplay)
 1984 Firestarter (novel)
 1984 Children of the Corn (short story)
 1983 Disciples of the Crow (Short) (story "Children of the Corn")
 1983 The Woman in the Room (Short) (story "The Woman in the Room")
 1983 Christine (novel)
 1983 The Dead Zone (novel)
 1983 Cujo (novel)
 1982 The Boogeyman (Short) (short story)
 1982 Creepshow (screenplay) / (short stories "The Crate and Weeds" - uncredited)
 1980 The Shining (novel)
 1979 Salem's Lot (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 Carrie (novel)
  The Milkman (story)
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 15 Interviews | 29 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Richard Bachman | The Rock Bottom Remainders | John Swithen

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've had a deal for years with Castle Rock Entertainment that goes back to Stand by Me (1986). I have told them that you can have my work for a buck. What I want from you is script approval, director approval, cast approval, and I want to have the authority to push the stop button at any point regardless of how much money you [the production company] have invested, because none of the money you ... See more »

Trivia:

King once flew on a plane that ran into turbulence. The oxygen mask came out, and his seat was ripped from the floor and he landed on his side, still strapped in. It was a while before he could get on a plane again. See more »

Trademark:

Stories about small town communities facing a supernatural force. See more »

Nickname:

The King of Horror See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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