STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,309 this week

Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011)


Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) was a British-American author, journalist, and literary critic. He was a columnist at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Nation, Slate, and Free Inquiry. Hitchens is known for his atheism and anti-theism and was a firm believer in the Enlightenment values of secularism, humanism, and reason. Hitchens ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 62) in Houston, Texas, USA

IMDb's 'X-Men' Guide

Join the evolution! Get ready for X-Men: Apocalypse with IMDb's X-Men Guide. Check out our X-Men galleries, videos, polls, and more!

View the X-Men Guide

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 13 people
created 20 Sep 2012
 
a list of 42 people
created 12 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 66 people
created 22 Aug 2013
 
a list of 94 people
created 02 May 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Christopher Hitchens's work have you seen?

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (4 credits)
 2004 Texas: America Supersized (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Documentary) (book "The Trial of Henry Kissinger")
 1994 Hell's Angel (TV Movie documentary)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (60 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of his memoir, "Hitch 22." See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Modesty, simplicity, humility. By these canonical key words we are taught that we may recognize saints. Yet Mother Teresa regards herself as mandated by heaven, which is hardly modest. She lends spiritual solace to dictators and to wealthy exploiters which is scarcely the essence of simplicity. And she preaches surrender and prostration to the poor which a truly humble person would barely have ... See more »

Trivia:

His writing took him to Northern Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, Spain and Argentina in the 1970s reporting for The Nation, The New Statesman, and other British publications. See more »

Trademark:

Very rich and varied vocabulary See more »

Nickname:

Hitch

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Recent Posts
1,000 RIPs for Christopher Hitchens OneofaKind07
A former religious person wants to say 'thank you' maryelizabeth9759
is he delusional? izzy45
science versus religion cometeer
Hitchens meets Charlton Heston. Lost footage? QuarteredSafe
Collision? gutti7
Discuss Christopher Hitchens on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page