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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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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Green Mile
(1999)
The Shining
The Shining Writer
(1980)
Stand by Me
Stand by Me Writer
(1986)

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 2018 One for the Road (Short) (story) (pre-production)
 2018 I Am the Doorway (Short) (original story) (post-production)
 2017/III All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Short) (a story by) (announced)
 2017/II My Pretty Pony (Short) (short story) (completed)
 2017/I My Pretty Pony (Short) (story "My Pretty Pony") (pre-production)
 2017/I Cain Rose Up (Short) (story by) (completed)
 2017/I All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Short) (based on short story by) (pre-production)
 2017 I Am the Doorway (Short) (short story) (completed)
 2016/I Popsy (Short) (short story) (completed)
 2015 One for the Road (Short) (story) (completed)
  Death Room (Short) (story) (announced)
  Doorway (Short) (story) (announced)
  Prey for Us (Short) (story) (announced)
  Sedá hmota (Short) (short story) (completed)
 2017 Rainy Season (Short) (story by)
 2016/I One for the Road (Short) (short story)
 2016 The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short) (short story)
 2016 I Am the Doorway (Short) (adaptation)
 2016/I Nona (Short) (story)
 2016/II Nona (Short) (original story)
 2016 Strawberry Spring (Short) (story)
 2016/I Otto (Short) (story by)
 2016/V Mute (Short) (story by)
 2016 Soba smrti (Short) (original story)
 2016/III Nona (Short) (adaptation)
 2016/IV Mute (Short) (short story)
 2016/I Grey Matter (Short) (short story)
 2016 Harvey's Dream (Short)
 2016/II Mute (Short) (short story)
 2015 I Am the Doorway (Short) (based on a short story by)
 2015/II The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short) (story)
 2015 Night Surf (Short) (short story)
 2015 Beachworld (Short) (from the short story by)
 2015 Willa (Short) (short story)
 2015/II Harvey's Dream (Short) (writer)
 2015/II Rest Stop (Short) (short story "Rest Stop")
 2015/I The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short) (story "The Man Who Loved Flowers")
 2014 Popsy (Short) (short story by)
 2014 Susannah's Lesson (Short) (story)
 2014 Big Driver (Short) (short story)
 2014/III The Boogeyman (Short) (story)
 2014/I Cain (Short) (short story)
 2014 Mute (Short) (story)
 2013 In The Deathroom (Short) (writer)
 2013 Survivor Type (Short) (original story)
 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)
 2013/I The Boogeyman (Short) (writer)
 2012 A Very Tight Place (Short) (story)
 2012 Bike (Short) (story)
 2012 Popsy (Short) (writer)
 2012 The Last Rung on the Ladder (Short) (story)
 2012 The Reaper's Image (Short) (novel)
 2012/III Love Never Dies (Short) (story)
 2012/III Willa (Short) (writer)
 2012 Survivor Type (Short) (short story)
 2012 The Things They Left Behind (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/I One for the Road (Short) (story)
 2011 Tussenstop (Short) (story)
 2011/I Mute (Short) (short story)
 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 Here There Be Tigers (Short) (story)
 2009 Popsy (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")
 2008 N. (Short) (story written)
 2007 El sueño de Harvey (Short) (story "Harvey's Dream")
 2007 Paul's Dream (Short) (story "Harvey's Dream")
 2007 Vision of the Dark Tower (Short) (story "The Dark Tower")
 2006 Walking Ghost (Short) (story)
 2006 Popsy (Short) (short story) / (story)
 2006 Lovecraft's Pillow (Short) (suggestion)
 2006/I Tyger (Short) (short story)
 2006 Suffer the Little Children (Short) (story)
 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 All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Short) (short story)
 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)
 2003 Autopsy Room Four (Short) (short story)
 2002 Rainy Season (Short) (short story)
 2002 Night Surf (Short) (short story)
 2001 Strawberry Spring (Short) (short story)
 2000/II Paranoid (Short) (poem "Paranoid: A Chant")
 1997/I Ghosts (Short) (concept) / (story)
 1996 The Man Who Loved Flowers (Short) (short story)
 1987 The Last Rung on the Ladder (Short) (short story)
 1987 The Lawnmower Man (Short) (short story)
 1986 Srazhenie (Short) (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")
 1982 The Boogeyman (Short) (short story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Riding the Bullet" (filmed as Riding the Bullet (2004)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 15 Interviews | 30 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Richard Bachman | The Rock Bottom Remainders | John Swithen

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[syrup] Soothing. See more »

Trivia:

King novels are criticized for having a lot of swearing. This is commented on ironically by King himself in Misery and The Tommyknockers. See more »

Trademark:

Usually sets stories in Maine, particularly (until "Needful Things") in the small town of Castle Rock, which he created. See more »

Nickname:

The King of Horror See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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