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Neil Gaiman


Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films. He is best known for the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. As a child and a teenager, Gaiman read the works of C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Lewis Carroll, Mary Shelley,... See full bio »
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Known For

Princess Mononoke
(1997)
Stardust
Stardust Writer
(2007)
Coraline
Coraline Writer
(2009)
Beowulf
Beowulf Writer
(2007)

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 2012 The Lingerer (Short) (based on a story by)
 2010 Nicholas Was (Short)
 2010 Romance Rytirske Doby (Short)
 2008 It Was a Dark and Silly Night (Short) (story)
 2008 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2004 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2003 A Short Film About John Bolton (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

Author of "Don't Panic: The Official Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Companion" (1988), a reference guide to the world of Douglas Adams. 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:

There are people who don't read introductions. See more »

Trivia:

His family is Jewish (from Poland and Latvia). His last name is properly pronounced "gay-mun," not "guy-mun," as he says people often mispronounce it. Gaiman explains that it is an Anglicized version. The name was originally spelled "Haiman". See more »

Trademark:

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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