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William Gibson (II)


William Gibson was born on March 17, 1948 in Conway, South Carolina, USA as William Ford Gibson. He is a writer and actor, known for Johnny Mnemonic (1995), New Rose Hotel (1998) and No Maps for These Territories (2000). He has been married to Deborah Jean Thompson since 1972. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Johnny Mnemonic
(1995)
New Rose Hotel
(1998)
Vintage Tomorrows
(2015)

Filmography

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 1998-2000 The X-Files (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- First Person Shooter (2000) ... (written by)
- Kill Switch (1998) ... (written by)
 1998 New Rose Hotel (short story)
 1995 Johnny Mnemonic: The Interactive Action Movie (Video Game) (story "Johnny Mnemonic")
 1995 Johnny Mnemonic (screenplay) / (short story)
 1993 Tomorrow Calling (TV Short) (short story "The Gernsback Continuum")
 1988 Neuromancer (Video Game) (novel "Neuromancer")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Scripted an adaptation of his novel Neuromancer. Never made because of copyright problems. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Maybe I'm a romantic, but I think in the old days it was done by guys who couldn't do anything else, guys like Phil Dick. That's all he could do, sit there and write endless novels. These are the people Bruce Sterling calls "Paranoid Pervert Saints of Science Fiction." They were pariahs of literature, whipping these strange ideas around. When I was a teenager growing up in southwestern Virginia ... See more »

Trivia:

His novel Neuromancer (1984) and its sequels Count Zero (1986) and Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988) are generally considered the definitive works of the "cyberpunk" science-fiction subgenre. See more »

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