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Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Donald Edwin King and Ruth Pillsbury King. He was the only natural-born child in the family, his older brother David having been adopted at birth two years earlier. The Kings were the typical family until one night when Donald said he was ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Short story: "Dolan's Cadillac" (filmed as Dolan's Cadillac (2009) See more »

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

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Rob Reiner, who made Stand by Me (1986), is one of the bravest, smartest filmmakers I have ever met, and I'm proud of my association with him. I am also mused to note that the company Mr. Reiner formed following the success of "Stand By Me" is Castle Rock Productions . . . a name with which many of my longtime readers will be familiar. See more »


King played guitar (badly) in a high school band. He would often change the lyrics into something gross (but funny) on the spot. See more »


Most of his lead male characters are writers See more »


The King of Horror See more »

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