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Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman was born on November 10, 1960 in Portchester, England as Neil R. Gaiman. He is a writer and producer, known for Stardust (2007), Coraline (2009) and Beowulf (2007). He has been married to Amanda Palmer since November 10, 2010. He was previously married to Mary T. McGrath. See full bio »
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 2017 American Gods (TV Series) (book) (announced)
 2016 How to Talk to Girls at Parties (short story) (filming)
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 4 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.3 ... (short story)
- Episode #1.4 ... (short story)
- Episode #1.2 ... (short story)
- Episode #1.1 ... (short story)
 2015 Lucifer (TV Series) (characters created by)
 2014 Marvel Knights: Eternals (Video)
 2013 A Dream of Flying (Short)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (1 episode, 2013) (written by - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Rain Gods (2013) ... (uncredited)
- Nightmare in Silver (2013) ... (written by)
- The Doctor's Wife (2011) ... (written by)
 2013 A Calendar of Tales: February Tale (Short) (written by)
 2013 A Calendar of Tales: October Tale (Short) (written by)
 2012 The Lingerer (Short) (based on a story by)
 2010 Nicholas Was (Short)
 2010 Romance Rytirske Doby (Short)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (segment "What the Oscars Would Mean to Me: Coraline")
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Statuesque (2009) ... (written by)
 2009 Coraline (book)
 2009 Coraline (Video Game) (story)
 2008 It Was a Dark and Silly Night (Short) (story)
 2008 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2007 Beowulf (screenplay)
 2007 Stardust (novel)
 2005 Mirrormask (story) / (teleplay)
 2004 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2003 A Short Film About John Bolton (Short) (writer)
 2001 Neil Gaiman Live at the Aladdin (Video documentary) (poem) / (short stories Chivalry, Babycakes, Being An Experiment Upon Strictly Scientific Lines, Locks and Price)
 1998 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day of the Dead (1998) ... (writer)
  Neverwhere (TV Mini-Series) (series deviser - 6 episodes, 1996) (written by - 6 episodes, 1996)
- As Above, So Below (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Down Street (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Blackfriars (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Earl's Court to Islington (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Knightsbridge (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
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His novel, "Neverwhere," was adapted by Robert Kauzlaric at the Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Alan Donahue was scenic designer. Mikhail Fiksel composed original incidental music and sound designer. Kevin D. Gawley was lighting designer. Elizabeth Powell Wislar was costume designer. Kimberly G. Morris was puppet ... See more »

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One day the good and honest townsfolk of Northampton will burn Alan (Moore) as a warlock, and it will be a great loss to the world. See more »


Is a huge fan of the TV series 'Supernatural'. See more »


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