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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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  American Gods (TV Series) (book) (announced)
 2014 Marvel Knights: Eternals (Video)
 2013 A Dream of Flying (Short)
 2011-2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- 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 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (segment "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' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's not a bad thing for a writer not to feel at home. Writers - we're much more comfortable at parties standing in the corner watching everybody else having a good time than we are mingling. See more »

Trivia:

He sued "Spawn" creator Todd McFarlane for violation of copyright and non-payment of royalties in January, 2002. The case went to court in October 2002, when the seven-person federal jury in Wisconsin took three days to decide in favor of Gaiman, agreeing that McFarlane used Gaiman's created characters without permission or compensation. Gaiman was awarded $45,000 plus court costs. See more »

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Often titles his stories after song names, particularly ones by Lou Reed, Joy Division, and Broadway standards. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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