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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 actor, 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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 2017 American Gods (TV Series) (book) (announced)
 2015-2016 Lucifer (TV Series) (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo - 2 episodes)
- Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil. (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Pilot (2015) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 ... (short story)
- Episode #1.4 ... (short story)
- Episode #1.2 ... (short story)
- Episode #1.1 ... (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:

Essay, "Ghosts in the Machines," The New York Times, October 31, 2006 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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The one thing that used to absolutely terrify me was the shadow of my dressing gown. There was something about the shadow of the dressing gown hanging on the door that looked like somebody just standing on the wall - even if the door was open and the light was on. That shadow would be cast on the wall and I'd think there would be somebody there, someone waiting on the other side of the door for ... See more »

Trivia:

He was nearly strangled as a 10-year old when a school bully pulled his tie so tight he had to have the other kids loosen it. See more »

Trademark:

Elegant prose. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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