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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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Known For

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

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  The Sandman (comics) (announced)
 2015-2017 Lucifer (TV Series) (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo - 26 episodes)
- A Good Day to Die (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Love Handles (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Stewardess Interruptus (2017) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Quid Pro Ho (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Homewrecker (2016) ... (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo)
  American Gods (TV Series) (book - 4 episodes, 2017) (based on the book by - 3 episodes, 2017) (based on the novel by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (book)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (book)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (book)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (based on the book by)
- Git Gone (2017) ... (book)
 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)
 2016 Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (TV Series) (character: Angela - 1 episode)
- We Are the World Tree (2016) ... (character: Angela - uncredited)
 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)
 1997 Princess Mononoke (adapted by: English version - uncredited)
  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:

Author of Ghastly Beyond Belief" (1991) with Kim Newman, an hilarious collection of bad quotations from science fiction stories, blurbs and movie ads. 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 things I think some kids are really good at. I was really good at living inside books, the sort of relationship kids have with fiction, the relationship kids have with books. See more »

Trivia:

Babylon 5 (1994) producer J. Michael Straczynski was so impressed with Gaiman's writing, he named an alien race after him, the Gaim, who have a visual similarity to Gaiman's "Sandman" character. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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