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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. They have one child. He was previously married to Mary T. McGrath. See full bio »
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5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Stardust
Stardust Writer
(2007)
Coraline
Coraline Writer
(2009)
Beowulf
Beowulf Writer
(2007)
Mirrormask
Mirrormask Writer
(2005)

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  American Gods (TV Series) (book - 6 episodes, 2017) (based on the book by - 3 episodes, 2017) (based on the novel by - 1 episode, 2017) (filming)
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... (book)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (book)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (book)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (book)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (book)
  The Sandman (comics) (announced)
 2015-2016 Lucifer (TV Series) (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo - 26 episodes)
- Episode #2.13 (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Episode #2.12 (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Episode #2.11 (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Episode #2.10 (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Episode #2.9 (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 4 episodes)
- Closing Time (2016) ... (short story)
- Looking for the Girl (2016) ... (short story)
- Feeders and Eaters (2016) ... (short story)
- Foreign Parts (2016) ... (short story)
 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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Other Works:

Wrote a children's book, The Dangerous Alphabet, with Gris Grimly making the illustrations. Book published by Harper Collins in 2008. See more »

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8 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Firstly, there is no such person as Death. Second, Death's this tall guy with a bone face, like a skeletal monk, with a scythe and an hourglass and a big white horse and a penchant for playing chess with Scandinavians. Third, he doesn't exist either. See more »

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Friend of Lenny Henry. See more »

Trademark:

Celestial imagery like the Moon and the stars. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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